Monthly Archives: August 2010

Saturday, 28th August, 2010.

A Little-Known Mathematical Fact      I don’t ever remember hearing of Robert Recorde before.   Perhaps nobody in Welsh schools has ever been taught about him and mentioned him to me.   But old Robert is part of our Welsh history and … Continue reading

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Saturday, 21st August, 2010.

The Name Of The Game      I asked a sports-fan friend of mine why there seems to be the need for the Soccer season to start in the middle of Summer these days.      “Well, there are so many competitions … Continue reading

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Saturday, 14th August, 2010.

First:  The Good News (For Some)      Aren’t we in Wales the lucky ones?!      Throughout the British Isles, house-prices are falling.   Not so here.   House-prices in our land – according to the news at the beginning of this week … Continue reading

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Saturday, 7th August, 2010.

As One Door Closes . . .      . . . another one opens in this land of song and music.      The National Eisteddfod showed to the world that Wales still has its own culture, its own language.   Now, … Continue reading

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