West Wales Chronicle editorial team members Josh and Ryan



Where to begin? I’m still looking for the emoji tracksuit I’ve wanted for two months and I’m still struggling with staying happy. It’s probably the hardest thing I’ve ever had to do in my life ( be happy, not looking for the tracksuit) I think I cope well if I do say so myself. Sitting on your sofa listening to Lana Del Rey with a glass of Jim Beam does sooth the soul though. Trying to start a business when you can barely keep your head straight is surprisingly problematic.


Paul Pogba joining Man United was also surprisingly problematic by the looks of it, for those of you who live under a rock/ don’t follow football then this will baffle you. Pogba has just signed for United for a fee of £89,000,000! Football is getting worse mind, nearly ninety million quid for one player. The funny thing is they can afford to do this because they get paid billions by broadcasters to show the games (BT and Sky together pay in excess of five billion pounds). But I can’t afford to pay upwards of £50.00 a month for broadband and sky and I have a feeling most people won’t be able to afford it soon.  Apparently because of Brexit he cost considerably more than before, (I voted in by the way United fans so it’s not my fault).


See! See! One minute I’m talking about emoji tracksuits the next it’s football transfers! I’ve always struggled badly with concentration, something my driving instructor’s finding out the hard way. By the way shout out to Carl Lockett (my instructor) for being patient with me. I’d also like to add a **** you to gear sticks and clutch pedals everywhere.


By the way I’m not moaning about my lot in life. It is a tight squeeze when I’m taking lessons, trying to sort the business & help my mum with things all at the same time but I don’t mind.


Speaking of tight squeezes, have you seen the outfits the Olympians are wearing?! Looks so tight they may have to put them on with a shoehorn.It’s the guys I feel sorry for, I mean do they want kids? Or are they convinced they’ll get Zika so it won’t matter anyway? A big shout out to the disgusting water the swimmers will be competing in, it’s said the water’s so filthy you’ll end up with more viruses than your hardrive after a visit to Pornhub (Not talking about myself on that one. Honest.)


Know what else is disgusting? Pokemon Go! Why would I want to catch a imaginary crab? There’s already too many crabs in Llanelli. I dunno why I’ve not downloaded it yet, it may possibly have something to do with not wanting Google to know everywhere I go and to look at everything I’m doing. I’m serious, you need Google maps to use it and the app controls your camera. It can map out everywhere you go and take pictures of it, including the inside of your house. Just something to think about…


Actually had a good weekend at the LGBT day CETMA set up in Llanelli, was a good laugh especially with the boss wearing a 60’s hippie suit with a black curly wig. Think Shameless meets Austin Powers and you’ve got it haha! I kid, he looked good and everyone else did a great job. By the way I was thinking as the festival went on that I’ve heard some people say that because society is more accepting of LGBT issues that there isn’t the need for events like this. Wrong! I’ll tell you why, a friend of mine went to a job interview not too long ago and everything was going so well. The guy who was interviewing him seemed very positive but then the friend got a call from someone, he quickly cut the call and said it just his boyfriend ringing. He noticed the interviewers whole attitude change instantly and from there on the interviewer was distant, uninterested and short. That is why events like this are still needed, while the campaign for equal rights for the LGBT community has come a long way, there is still far to go.


So in between driving lessons, helping with LGBT events, starting a business and trying not to catch crabs on Google maps aka Pokemon, I’m off to see Finding Dory. Who knows, I may want a fish as a pet after, maybe I’ll throw a Pokeball at it.


as per, you know where to find me @RColly91 on twitter



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