Monthly Archives: July 2011

Saturday, 31st July, 2011.

Another Historical Loss      It had been a long time since I went to or through the little village of Erwood.   In that time, its pub has closed.   (I have commented on the closure of pubs – those centres of … Continue reading

Posted in News and politics, Welsh Affairs | 1 Comment

Saturday, 23rd July, 2011.

“A Prophet Is Without Honour . . .      . . . in his own land.”   Such is the Biblical reference to warnings of things to come. I can hardly rate myself as a prophet!   However, five years ago when … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Saturday, 16th July, 2011.

Some Hopes      That nice Mr. Cameron from London popped in to see our Senedd at work this week.   He promised that we in Wales were to get a little more responsibility in running our own affairs.   Gosh, aren’t we … Continue reading

Posted in News and politics, Welsh Affairs | Leave a comment

Saturday, 9th July, 2011.

Who’s Who?      More to the point:  where’s where? On Radio Wales this very morning, the newsreader informed us that “a former First Lady” had died.   That really was the headline. Thinking that, as I live in Wales, that the … Continue reading

Posted in News and politics, Welsh Affairs | Leave a comment

Saturday, 2nd July, 2011.

Royal Approval      Whilst driving along a fairly winding A-road just this side of Offa’s Dyke, I heard a report that Her Gracious Majesty Queen Elizabeth The Second Of England seems to have approved of Scotland’s Nationalist Party becoming the … Continue reading

Posted in News and politics, Welsh Affairs | Leave a comment