There are so many things we take for granted in this modern world which someone, somewhere had to discover or invent. Things like the ability to create fire or the wheel. These things are so obvious now it’s hard to believe they never existed. The Lebombo Bone - The fibula of a baboon with notches… Continue reading It’s a numbers game…
News stories have always moved fast. What screams from the headlines today is quite often forgotten in a few days’ time. That’s why they say not to take too much notice if you feature in a news story… ‘Today's news is tomorrow's fish and chip paper’ (although now they seem to have been replaced by… Continue reading Quid Pro Quo
Something happened in a supermarket this week that had quite an effect on me. I was there with my daughter and granddaughter. My daughter was shopping, and I was literally left holding the baby. A lady who I knew, but I hadn’t seen for quite some time, came up to me and said, ‘Congratulations I… Continue reading Congratulations on becoming a father again!!!
There’s a big vote coming. We’ve been talking about it in Swansea for weeks and next month we will finally get the answer to the big question. No, I’m not talking about Brexit or a General Election, I’m talking about the vote to choose who is Swansea’s greatest Icon. To celebrate Swansea’s 50th birthday as… Continue reading The Great Cardini
I’m told that most people live in fear of being found out. Over the years they feel that they have moved from job to job, bluffing and blundering their way through promotion after promotion. Thankfully, at each difficult twist and turn they have managed to ‘get away with it’. Is that you? On Tuesday evening… Continue reading I’ll follow the concert pianist, shall I?
There’s a great programme on Radio 4 called ‘The Long View’ which compares decisions we make today with decisions made in the past. On the face of it today’s driverless cars and the start of the railways in 1830 seem to have nothing in common neither would Brexit and the conflict between Offa and Charlemagne… Continue reading We should get rid of The Palace Theatre because ???????
As Harold Wilson once said a week is a long time in politics. Maybe more of that later but the last week has definitely seen a radical shift in the seasons. In the last 7 days it seems we moved from summer to autumn as soon as the children went back to school. It’s been… Continue reading A week is a long time in…