Monthly Archives: May 2009

Saturday, 30th May, 2009.

Our Heritage           It was on BBC Radio Four.   The young lady presenting the programme was visiting various World Heritage Sites.   Her pronunciation was Standard Received English.    She visited a site at a place she called “Blen Arvon” before going … Continue reading

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Saturday, 23rd May, 2009.

Quick Thinking           I rarely compliment politicians.   But on Monday I was impressed with MP Paul Flynn.           On Monday, Mr. Flynn was being interviewed on “Good Morning, Wales” about the on-going saga about MPs fiddling their expenses.   The word … Continue reading

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Saturday, 16th May, 2009.

The Disease Strikes Wales!           This week has brought us some very scary news.   The fever which has struck Mother England has manifested itself in Wales.           The Shadow Welsh Secretary, Cheryl Gillan, has fiddled – whoops, sorry! – accidentally … Continue reading

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Saturday, 9th May, 2009.

A Cash Apology           The North Wales water pollution dangers have passed.   The nasty things lurking in the taps of North Wales have gone.   So the water company is paying ten quid a household to pay for the extra kettles … Continue reading

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Saturday, 2nd May, 2009.

Mystery Repeating Itself           Radio 7 repeated the excellent “Monk’s Hood” serial this week.   The starring role of Cadfael was played by Philip Madoc.           The star’s qualifications for playing the part are that he can sound a little world-weary … Continue reading

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