Monthly Archives: June 2013

Saturday, 29th June, 2013.

Welcome To Wales      Wrexham is the chosen site for a brand new British prison.   The carrot dangled in front of locals gaining that distinction is that “it will create a thousand jobs”. For me, this follows on a discussion … Continue reading

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Saturday, 22nd June, 2013.

Remembering      Thirty years ago, our Welsh mining industry came to an end.   That was because our miners were part of the 1983 Strike.   The Strike was called to fight against the then Tory government from closing pits right across … Continue reading

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Saturday, 15th June, 2013

The “Welsh” NHS      I hear from a friend who lives in Ceredigion, not far from Tregaron, that one of his neighbours has had to travel to South Wales to have a hip-operation.   That’s eighty miles from home. Another neighbour … Continue reading

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Saturday, 8th June, 2013.

Just In Case      I make no apologies for publishing this item a second time. An item on Radio Wales’ afternoon show warned us all of the food shortages – or, rather, rises in food prices – which may … Continue reading

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Saturday, 1st June, 2013

Wonder Why?      For about twenty years, Aberystwyth has had lots of Orthodox Jews visit for their annual holidays.   By the sheer number of them, the town will have benefited from their visits.   They’ve paid for their digs and spend … Continue reading

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