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Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Thought for the week (we 10th Nov 13)

This Sunday the nation will stand in silence in remembrance of those who died in two world wars and all other conflicts since. ...

Thought for the week (we 3rd November 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 27th October 2013)

British summer time ends this weekend. Clocks go back an hour and officially winter begins. The added luxury of...

7 Tips To Host Your 'Night In' For Cancer Research UK

This November, Cancer Research UK have come up with an incredible way of raising money and donating to the cause. Since I love a...

Thought for the week (we 20th October 2013)

There’s been some good news for Dr Who fans this week. Nine episodes of the cult TV series believed lost have been found at...

8 Signs You're Addicted To Social Media

If you have read one of my previous columns, 'Online Is The New Reality', (if you haven't then shame on you. Tut) you'll know...

Thought for the week (we 13th October)

With the autumn conference season having come to a close all political parties are claiming to be confident and in good heart. ...

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...

Bedroom Tax – A Dummies Diary

I'm going to admit, I don't have the slightest interest in politics. Whenever I research it for a story, I get confused and ultimately...

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...

Bullying – Part 3

In the final part of my bullying investigation, I decided to look into the topic of Domestic Bullying. As someone who has witnessed domestic...

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...

Boring

It was Saturday night. The clock had just struck eleven pm and already half the city of Swansea was being carried to a taxi...

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...

Bullying (Part 2)

If you've read my last column, you'll know that I've spent a while researching bullying in-depth. To say that it's been interesting as well...

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...

Bullying (Part 1)

Bullying. The word alone can spark fear and anger in the most kind hearted and confident people. It's something that has been affecting people since...

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...

Confidence is the key

The word 'confidence' can send shivers up the spines of people who fear speaking in front of a crowd, the people who walk with...

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...

Online is the new reality

It's midnight, and instead of sleeping, I sometimes find myself clutching my iPhone and refreshing my Twitter feed every 20 seconds or so. It's...

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. ...

‘Bad Nail Day’???

Ladies….have you seen the nail wraps? These wraps for nails can be found almost anywhere these days from our high street stores, nail...

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...
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