LAND OF MY FATHERS ….

I often think, in quieter moments, how this generation will be judged by history. Particularly when a person only has to take a look around their own streets, and at their own neighborhood’s, let alone look at their country as a whole; to see how subservient, how disinterested and how apathetic people have become in regard to not only their own future, but that of their own children and their children’s children, they have become. It really brought it home […]

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DIRTY WORDS ….

Over the last few years, ‘Nationalism’ and being a ‘Nationalist’ have become the target of those who wish to outlaw any sense of pride in one’s own nation and people …. and are rapidly heading toward being included on the ever-increasing list of ‘Dirty Words’ that are silently and slowly being erased from this nations history. As a Welshman, and a nationalist, I not only find that particularly irksome, but also greatly offensive. I could also present a valid argument that the concept of ‘Nationalist […]

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NATIONALISTEN GIBT NIEMANDEN….

What are Nationalists? In simple terms, Nationalists are anyone who puts their country of origin and it’s own people’s interests before it’s position on the world stage.  A nationalist is anybody, who believes that eradicating fear, poverty and hunger in the country in which they and their family and loved ones reside, is of more importance than sending untold billions of pounds or dollars, to countries that then use it to finance a space program, enable and arm warlords and […]

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A GRAVEYARD TALE….

I am fascinated by cemeteries. I have visited literally dozens over the years while researching my family history, countless history projects or as is more often the case, just to wander around if I have a spare hour to enjoy the tranquillity and admire the more elaborate homages to the dead. In my late teens, I went to Cathays Cemetery in Cardiff to see the last resting place of the great Welsh featherweight boxer Jim Driscoll, and finished the day […]

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