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Thought for the week (we 6th October 2013)

According to an article I read this week the old Welsh proverb contains more than an element of truth, an apple a day can...

Thought for the week (we 29th September 2013)

The Political party conferences began last week with the Liberal Democrats meeting in Glasgow. Labour meets this week in Brighton and...

Thought for the week (we 22nd September 2013)

On 15th September 1963, fifty years ago today, a bomb exploded in the basement of the 16th Avenue Baptist Church in Birmingham Alabama. Four young...

Thought for the week (we 15th September 2013)

Gareth Bale’s transfer to Real Madrid for a record £85 million hit the headlines last week. Despite the media pressure here’s a young...

Thought for the week (we 8th September 2013)

A long soak in a hot bath could make you fell less lonely so a recent study suggests. According to a magazine article...

Thought for the week (we 1st September 2013)

It was fifty years ago today. August 28th 1963 that Dr Martin Luther King addressed an estimated crowd of over 250,000 at the height...

Thought for the week (we 25th August 2013)

Every summer Hay on Wye welcomes visitors from all over the world to its annual celebration of literature and the arts. ...

Thought for the week (we 18th August 2013)

We lived in Pembrey Road in my teenage years. We didn’t have a phone in the early days and all calls were made...

Thought for the week (we 11th August 2013)

Well, for all Dr. Who fans the waiting’s over. Since Matt Smith decided to pass on to the outer limits there’s been much...

Thought for the week (we 4th August 2013)

The doors of the Lindo wing of the St Mary’s hospital must be the most televised ever as the world’s press and media waited...

Thought for the week (we 28th July 2013)

As I write the Nat King Cole song ‘the lazy, hazy crazy days of summer’ is on the radio. A long-time favourite of...

Thought for the week (we 21st July 2013)

The whole question of good manners came under the spotlight last week when a check out assistant refused to serve a customer who was...

Thought for the week (we 14th July 2013)

What a weekend it’s been! The British Lion’s roared to victory and brought their Australian tour to a resounding end with the test series...

Thought for the week (we 30th June 2013)

Wimbledon has become the pinnacle world lawn tennis competition with the eyes of the world on this London suburb which for two weeks every...

Thought for the week (we 23rd June 2013)

Shane Williams’ call to the Lions squad was quite a surprise. Having retired from International rugby and currently playing in Japan Wales’ record...

Thought for the week (we 16th June 2013)

Walking the dog along the beach I met with a gentleman who was doing exactly the same thing. He knew me from a...

Thought for the week (we 9th June 2013)

It was sixty years ago this week that Her Majesty the Queen’s coronation was celebrated at Westminster Abbey. My recollections as...

Thought for the week (we 2nd June 2013)

The shocking sight of a young man holding knives in his bloodstain hands has left the nation reeling in revulsion and horror. ...

Thought for the week (we 20th May 2013)

‘I was amazed as I walked around one of our local supermarkets to see how many offers such as ‘two for the price of...

Thought for the week (we 13th May 2013)

The local elections have certainly thrown a spanner in the works of the major political parties. Nigel Farrage, leader of the...

Thought for the week (we 5th May 2013)

‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ began as a rock opera written by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice. Since it first appeared in 1971 it...

Thought for the week (we 28th April 2013)

Last Sunday’s London marathon began with a short time of silence in remembrance of the tragic events of Boston just a few days before....

Thought for the week (we 7th April 2013)

Mobile phone technology has come a long way since the first call was made 40 years ago this month. It was...

Thought for the week (we 31st March 2013)

I’m not too keen on eggs and the prospect of having to eat a runny boiled egg is too much for me! ...

Thought for the week (we 24th March 2013)

What a win! The boys in red jerseys played with commitment, style and self-belief, proving most of the Rugby Commentators who predicted a close result...

Thought for the week (we 17th March 2013)

Many a mum would have had breakfast in bed last Sunday with hosts of flowers and cards having being sent on Mother’s day. ...

Thought for the week (we 10th March 2013)

The voters of Eastleigh have certainly rocked the political boat in last week’s by-election. With the increasing popularity of UKIP who...

Thought for the week (we 3rd March 2013)

On Friday children the length and breadth of Wales will wear their Welsh costumes in celebration of St. David’s day. The...

Thought for the week (we 17th February 2013)

Valentine’s Day this week will see the usual bouquets of red roses, chocolates and other gifts given as expressions of love and affection. ...

Thought for the week (we 10th February 2013)

Jane Austen was a rural parson’s daughter with no formal education and yet her book ‘Pride and Prejudice’ remains one of the best loved...

Thought for the week (we 3rd February 2013)

What a week it’s been for Swansea City. A convincing win over Chelsea on Thursday night was clouded when Belgium international Eden...

Thought for the week (we 27th January 2013)

The latest film version of Les Miserables has been nominated for eight Oscars and many more awards. Already an outstanding stage...

Thought for the week (we 20th January 2013)

Next Monday Barak Obama will take the oath of office as he begins his second term as President of the United States. ...

Thought for the week (we 6th January 2013)

‘Y Ffwrness’ has opened its doors - what a landmark for live entertainment in our town. Llanelli has, of course, a...

Thought for the week (we 30th December 2012)

The inevitable ‘reviews’ of 2012 will again highlight the major events of the closing year. Whether political, international, sporting or in the world of...

Thought for the week (we 23rd December 2012)

What is there to say in light of the tragic shootings of twenty six people at a school in Connecticut twenty of whom were...

Thought for the week (we 16th December 2012)

Who would have thought that a so called prank by two Australian radio presenters would have ended in such sadness? What...

Thought for the week (we 9th December 2012)

The weather forecast leading up to Christmas is all about plummeting temperatures and the possibility of snow. During the very cold...

Thought for the week (we 2nd December 2012)

The last typewriter has been produced at a North Wales factory and was donated to London’s Science museum where it will be displayed next...

Thought for the week (we 25th November 2012)

The statement by the Bank of England that things are going to get worse before they get better brought new jitters to the financial...

Thought for the week (we 18th November 2012)

For the first time ever we will, this week elect police commissioners who will be accountable for how crime is tackled in their police...

Thought for the week from the Rev David Jones (we 11th...

It hardly seems forty years since Llanelli beat the ‘All blacks’. What an unforgettable game that was Max Boyce’s’ claim ...

Thought for the week from the Rev David Jones (we 4th...

With less than a week to go before the American Presidential election it’s going to be a tight race. The polls...

Thought for the week from the Rev David Jones (we 28th...

British summer time ends this weekend as the clocks will go back an hour and officially winter begins. The added luxury...

Thought for the week from the Rev David Jones (we 14th...

Who would have thought that over seventy years after the first Odeon opened its doors that a new 5 screen state of the art...

Thought for the week from the Rev David Jones (we 7th...

The conference season is well under way with the Labour party meeting at Manchester this week. Mr. Milliband will, no doubt,...

Thought for the week from the Rev David Jones (we 30th...

Nick Clegg’s apology for not keeping his pledge never the raise student tuition fees has had a mixed response. The outrage...

Thought for the week from the Rev David Jones (we 23rd...

Thought for the week from the Rev David Jones (we 23rd September 2012) My ‘sat nav’ has become invaluable. The firm...

Thought for the week from the Rev David Jones (we 16th...

Thought for the week from the Rev David Jones (we 16th September 2012) Several suits belonging to Margaret Thatcher were sold at auction last...

Thought for the week from the Rev David Jones (we 9th...

Thought for the week from the Rev David Jones (we 9th September 2012) A highly successful businessman fell in love! ...

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