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Abaty Cymer, abaty dirgel

Faint o weithiau dych chi’n gyrru’n gyflym ar hyd yr A470 o Lanelltud tua Dolgellau, gan anwybyddu’r lôn fach i’r chwith, yn syth ar ôl croesi afon Mawddach, sy’n arwain at Abaty Cymer?   Y dydd o’r blaen ymwelais â’r Abaty am y tro cyntaf.  O’r maes parcio, tro bach...

The Worst Welsh Politician Of The Week

Hello there. Hope you're feeling well today.The worst Welsh politician of the week is not something I'd normally chat about as if I started to do this the winner would almost be either Secretary of State for Wales Alun "Chucky" Cairns, First Minister Mark "Jeremy's...

What do we pay the Queen for?

Gerald Holtham is an IWA Trustee and Hodge Professor of Regional Economy at Cardiff Metropolitan University. It is obvious that Parliament is deadlocked over Brexit. A combination of the Party system and the control of the government over Parliamentary proceedings...

Reality and delusion

Tweet Philosophers have spent centuries debating the nature of reality without ever coming to a single clear definition of what it is.  All we do know is that, whatever it is, our understanding of it is mediated by our five senses and then reconstructed in our own...

Waka-Jumping in the Welsh Assembly.

There has always been a problem with the Welsh Assembly's election system which uses a top up system  In general elections , each voter has two votes in a mixed member system. The first vote is for a candidate to become the Assembly Member for the voter's...

Peter Black

Thursday, March 21, 2019 Trouble for Farage's pro-Brexit party The Guardian reports that Nigel Farage's latest berth, a pro-Brexit party. allegedly set up because of the rightward drift of UKIP, has run into similar problems of its own.The paper says that Catherine...

A recent podcast

At the end of last week, I recorded an episode of the Cardiff University podcast Golau, with my two fantastic colleagues Prof Jo Hunt (@johunt) and Dr Rachel Minto (@RA_Minto). The subject predictably, these days, was Brexit. As part of that, we discussed recent...

APRIL (Go Kart Mozart – ft Lawrence from Felt – Wales Goes Pop) YAK Clwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff (01.04.19) John Cooper Clarke Paget Rooms, Penarth (04.04.19) Sleeper The Globe, Cardiff (05.04.19) Penelope Isles Clwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff (05.04.19) Siobhan McCrudden St...

Gig Guide Spring update

APRIL (Up and coming Bella Union signings Penelope Isles play Clwb Ifor Bach in April) YAK Clwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff (01.04.19) John Cooper Clarke Paget Rooms, Penarth (04.04.19) Sleeper The Globe, Cardiff (05.04.19) Penelope Isles Clwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff (05.04.19)...

When Britain Is On The Verge Of Stumbling Into A Hard Brexit, The Economy Looks As If It’s About To Explode,Social Cohesion Is Hanging By A Thread And The Prime Minister Looks As If She’s Having A Nervous Breakdown……Let’s Talk Again About Pitching In

Hello there. Hope you're feeling well today.Well when you feel that the saga that is Brexit cannot get any lower the sub Prime Minister with the sub prime government shows again that there are hidden levels to the bottom of the barrel. Who knows what's going to...

Thanks a Million

The blog readerhip has now crashed through the one million hits. Thank you every body. lets make it two million by Christmas ..... all Too Human has been running sib=nce late October 2015 Pageviews today                                                          931...

A Greek tragedy

Tweet Just occasionally, the fates act in a way which brings about a perfect conjunction of people or events.  ‘Perfect’ doesn’t necessarily mean good, of course; something can be perfectly bad as well as perfectly good.  In the context in which I’m using the word...

Brexit: Higher and Further Education in Wales

The Welsh Liberal Democrats have consistently highlighted the damage that Brexit will do to Wales. The Party is committed to a People’s Vote, giving people the final say and an opportunity to choose an Exit from Brexit. Universities and colleges have been clear about...

WASPI women “should get compensation”

Plaid Cymru has said that women who have suffered after not being notified of State Pension Age changes should be awarded compensation for their losses.  Speaking ahead of the Plaid Cymru tabled WASPI debate in the Senedd today, Plaid Cymru AM Helen Mary Jones said...

What next for Neil McEvoy?

Mordred, Prince Neil King Adam and ambition ..the Grail of Cardiff West. As the Tory Party implodes and the drama of Brexit widens a little known historical period comes to an end in Wales. Neil McEvoy's suspension from Plaid Cymru comes to an end today. Prince Neil...

Majoritarianism isn’t enough

Tweet There are many Brexiteers who are claiming on a regular basis than any decision to cancel or delay Brexit would be some sort of affront to ‘democracy’, and that people will feel cheated if Brexit is in any way delayed or watered down.  Trump Junior has added his...

CPR: not just another lesson

Adam Fletcher is Head of BHF Cymru Health and wellbeing will be a core area of learning in the new Welsh curriculum, and future generations of young people in Wales could all leave school with lifesaving skills for the first time. Through the new curriculum, Wales can...

Why Water Is An Independence Issue

Hello there. Hope you're feeling well today.There is the often repeated joke in England that it always rains in Wales. Similar stuff is thrown at Scotland as well. But it appears that the product from the clouds has now the potential to become an issue for...

Facilitating the abolitionists

Tweet The decision by UKIP to seek a referendum on abolishing the National Assembly, and to campaign in favour of abolition if such a referendum is held, can hardly come as a great surprise.  UKIP is, and always has been, an Anglo-British nationalist party in whose...

My South Wales Siesta

Hello there. Hope you're feeling well today.When I was young child I used to silently mock my parents as they would fall asleep in front of the TV. But looked forward to them doing it as well. It meant I could have more reading time and watch more "adult" programmes...

Set Out Clear Timetable to Support Disabled People

Rhondda AM Leanne Wood has called upon the Labour Government to move fast to ensure that disabled people are not left out of pocket. The Plaid Cymru Shadow Minister for Social Justice and Housing called upon Ministers to match words with deeds after they performed a...