Monthly Archives: June 2012

Saturday, 30th June, 2012.

A Linguistic Insult      I was in a small Welsh village this week.   I know the place well – and most of its residents know me.   It is in the heart of Welsh-speaking Wales and I try out my faltering … Continue reading

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Saturday, 23rd June, 2012.

Where Is Wales?      I was driving in an area of the Marches where radio reception is pretty bad.   It was early morning and I was listening to BBC Radio 4.   This is the Beeb’s posh station and is still … Continue reading

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Saturday, 16th June, 2012.

Whatever Next?      Our monarch is having a really busy year.   Not only has she celebrated ruling us for sixty years (on the wrong date and in the wrong year) but she’s also enjoying her Official Birthday even as I … Continue reading

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Saturday, 9th June, 2012.

All Over Bar The Shouting      It seems that the whole of Wales turned red, white and blue a week ago.   Everywhere I went, Union Jacks were fluttering.   It was as if Wales was included on those flags. We’re not. … Continue reading

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Saturday, 2nd June, 2012.

 The Sound And The Fury      Is it my mathematics or those of the Wasteminster government?   Over the date of the 60th anniversary of Elizabeth Saxe-Coberg-Gotha-Windsor, I mean (sorry, I’m not sure which name she prefers). Her coronation was in … Continue reading

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