Dear Adam

Dear Adam Congratulations/llongyfarchiadau on your election as the new leader of Plaid Cymru. Right, that’s enough back-slapping – as you well know there’s much work to do and not a …

That sinking feeling

For my birthday in early June my partner treated us to a mini-break in Talacharn (note: I reject the laughable anglo travesty ‘Laugharne’). We stayed in Browns Hotel itself, famed …

Lit. crit.

I’m going to wade into the controversy that has raged since the publication in June of the Welsh government’s Independent Review of Support for Publishing and Literature in Wales. The …

Merthyr moments

My partner has cancer. He has been so brave. We had to go to Merthyr for the next bout of chemotherapy. I had not set foot in Merthyr Tudful for at …

Wonders to behold

Why should I always produce original material and new ideas? Why can’t I just regurgitate hackneyed formulas and knackered stereotypes like everyone else?  Hmm, let’s see whether I can wring anything …