Tag: Wales

Posted in Outlaws

OUTLAW HEROES #9

The ninth in a series of real-life Outlaw heroes ‘Peerless’ Jim (Jem) Driscoll (1880-1925) is still regarded as the finest…

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Posted in Wales

GORDON WHO?

There are more than a few people who are going to be very nervous now, as news of a man,…

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Posted in Oddities

SCALLYWAG REVISITED

I published a copy of a letter on this site in December 2012. The letter was written by Simon Regan…

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Posted in UK

HOW MANY REALLY KNEW

This morning, my attention was drawn to a short Twitter exchange that appeared on my timeline. The Conservative ex-Junior Health…

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Posted in Wales

GLAMORGAN FARM SCHOOL

The Glamorgan (or Glamorganshire) Reformatory for Boys was established in 1858 in premises at Hawdref Ganol, a few miles to…

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Posted in Wales

TO THE TOP OF THE WORLD

What links the conquest of Mount Everest and the small town of Llangollen in north Wales? A faded entry from…

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Posted in Wales

THE LLYWEL STONE

On any given afternoon in the British Museum, tourists walk casually by some of the greatest collections of artifacts from…

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Posted in Wales

IS NATIONALISM STILL OK?

HAPPY ST DAVID DAVID’S DAY Y DRAIG GOCH  

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Posted in Wales

ABOMI-NATION

I feel angry today. I listened to a Radio Interview on the Victoria Derbyshire Show on Radio 5, which featured…

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