Monthly Archives: March 2012

Saturday, 31st March, 2012.

What Are They Hiding?      The seemingly crackpot “Pastie Tax” has caused a lot of column inches and a lot of fuel for comedians.   Radio 4’s “Now Show” was full of satirical comment last evening (hear it online for the … Continue reading

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Saturday, 24th March, 2012.

Questions, Questions.      How can a group of employees who set their own wages set a National Minimum Wage for their fellow workers who pay those wages?   And how can any one of those employees who set their own wages … Continue reading

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Saturday, 17th March, 2012.

Tiny Town Honoured      St. Asaph has always been one of my favourite places.   But I have always made the mistake which so many folk make. I thought that, if a place had a cathedral, it was automatically classed as … Continue reading

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Saturday, 10th March, 2012.

A Sad Loss      Those of us who were privileged to hear the radio version of the “Brother Cadfael” series will remember the perfect Welsh voice of Phillip Madoc in the leading role.   What a beautiful, solid voice he had … Continue reading

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Saturday, 3rd March, 2012.

Little By Little      It doesn’t sound much when we hear of 164 jobs are being lost at Panasonic in Newport.      The company is moving its making of telephone exchanges to Vietnam.   Another company re-locating abroad.   Another one using … Continue reading

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