Monthly Archive: July 2019

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Llywelyn Bridge

There are many reasons why the naming of a bridge is important to the cultural identity of a nation and in Wales, which has had an English prince forced upon the country since 1301, it is paramount that ancient, out-dated feudal associations and traditions are abolished if Wales is ever...

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Black Bond

Had to do this one right?  News that the next James Bond, a white Scottish lad who grows up to become the sexist, hard-drinking, womanising killer all boys love, is to be played by a black woman has been met with the usual two polar opposite arguments. On the one...

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How Far Can Wales Go In the World Cup in Japan?

Author: Alex Dudley The 2019 World Cup is the most pivotal event in Welsh rugby for many years. It will be the final competition under the stewardship of Warren Gatland before the Kiwi leaves his role. It will be no easy feat for Wayne Pivac to replicate the success that...

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Still Raking It In

We did a story on the huge salaries the BBC pays some of its Welsh TV presenters back in 2017. We were told that many of these, quite frankly, insulting wages for pretty mediocre talent would be cut. Well, have they? Cardiff’s John Humphrys, presenter of Radio 4’s Today programme was...

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Your first home: 4 myths about buying it

If recent statistics are to be believed, it’s understood that the average age for purchasing a home is quickly increasing. Ten years ago, 55% of 25-34-year-olds were homeowners. Now, this figure is down to 38%. As we all know, this is a topic that is covered a lot in the...

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International Welsh Poetry Competition

The organisers of the International Welsh Poetry Competition have just announced this year’s winners. The Pontypridd-based, English language contest is the biggest in Wales and once again has received a bumper crop of entries and some fantastic poems from poets from all over the globe! Winners 1stPrize          THE MAP-MAKERS TALE – Damen...