Radio Wales at 40

BBC Radio Wales was launched 40 years ago this month and to mark the occasion Wales’ solitary English-language national radio station has been blowing its own trumpet even more than …

Token Wales

In September something most unusual happened: a group of Welsh people stood up for Wales. The action took the form of an open letter from 40 Welsh playwrights to National …

Runners and riders

12.30 BUTETOWN WELSH LABOUR CUP (Class 6) For British-bred hacks, mules and token mares Winner: £135,000 a year plus expenses  Distance: Until reaching the knacker’s yard  Going: Heavy  Weather: Dull …

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 …