Category Archives: Wales

Saturday, 19th November, 2016

Again, technical reasons have prevented me from publishing an article this week. If I cease to write this column from now on, don’t be surprised. Thanks to all those of you who’ve followed my rantings aver the years.

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Saturday, 12th November, 2016

How “They” Spend Your Money      Looks like Welsh Councils have credit cards!      And they use ’em for all sorts of purposes, many – perhaps most – of which do not benefit those they serve.   They serve – in … Continue reading

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Saturday, 5th November, 2016

Capital Cuts      Cardiff Council has been hit by austerity.   Despite Assembly funding, they still haven’t enough cash to pay for what I reckon are important facilities.      The amount of “savings” they hope to make is about twenty-five million … Continue reading

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Saturday, 29th October, 2016

Strange Celebrations      Suddenly, or so it seems, the season of silliness is upon us.   This weekend, the Trick Or Treat people will be knocking on doors – using a tradition they borrowed from the US of A – scrounging … Continue reading

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Saturday, 22nd October, 2016

Rebellious Words      In talking with a friend, the subject turned to Welsh independence.   He’s a staunch believer in our nation making its own decisions, so we often – well, always – drift into that subject.      There is much … Continue reading

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Saturday, 8th October, 2016

A Plaid Cymru Victory!      I can do no better this week than to start by asking you to watch this video.   Wasteminster’s “Welsh Secretary” makes an accusation, and – in my opinion – Leanne Wood makes him look a complete fool. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-politics-37584427Continue reading

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Saturday, 10th September, 2016

Health Problems      Here in Wales, our NHS is said to be “in crisis”.   This crisis is in local areas where GPs are really under stress trying to keep up with the increasing number of patients waiting for appointments.     The … Continue reading

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Saturday, 3rd September, 2016.

No News Is . . .      . . . well – just no news!      I have found/heard absolutely no news of Wales this week which is worthy of my often sarcastic comments.   Yes, there’s been a lot of … Continue reading

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Saturday, 27th August, 2016

Helping Education      We should always concentrate on educating our people, and give them a broader outlook on many things.   So the work up in Aberystwyth goes on to improve facilities at the University there.      Yes, the entire job … Continue reading

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Saturday, 20th August, 2016

A Not-The-Olympics World Record      The Rio Olympics have dominated the news for far too long.   The headlines tell us who’s won what and how proud we should be of Team GB.     I was bored with the whole thing … Continue reading

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