TOMORROW (Saturday), thousands of people are expected on a march for Welsh Independence at Caernarfon in Gwynedd. A riot of colour is expected as marchers will walk into the town,… Read More
Month: July 2019
Is Wales a Tory Country?
Can a Tory be a Welsh Nationalist? Can a Welsh Nationalist be a Tory? What do these words even mean, and does anyone care? Read More
Wales’s Lost Supremacy in Education
All over Wales this week, harried teachers will be contemplating the end of term and a long summer holiday – indeed, for some the term will already be over and… Read More
Something to get our teeth into
Plenty of people complain about the difficulty of finding NHS dental treatment in Wales, but there have been few detailed studies to gauge just how bad the problem is and why it is, in fact, so bad. Therefore it was interesting to see an in-depth article – covering 12 pages in all – in this month’s British Dental Journal, specifically looking at the situation in Wales and how it varies under the seven different regional health boards. Read More
Independence over there and over here
It’s always worth remembering that Welshmen formed the largest ethnic group amongst the signatories of the Declaration of Independence signed in Philadelphia on July 4 1776. Read More
Cofiwch Mynydd y Gwair!
Mynydd y Gwair is a large open access Upland Common in north Swansea which lies within the Lordship of Gower. The Lord of Gower is the Duke of Beaufort of Badminton, Gloucestershire, an extremely wealthy non-Royal Duke. Gower was a Marcher Lordship and has been held by the Normans since well before the 1282 final conquest of Wales. Read More