A narrative of failure will lead to failure

There’s been a lot of talk over the last few weeks about the Plaid Cymru leadership election. Plaid Cymru has three very able candidates. As a party member and a County Councillor for Plaid Cymru I would be extremely happy to support and work with either of these individuals. But the election is more than…

Why fear debate?

Being on the County Council continues to be a source of frustration and satisfaction in more or less equal measure. I learn something new every day, especially about people. Most of the work involves helping residents in my community in some form or another. It’s the County Council that carries out most of the services…

Be wary of the rightwards march of Anglo-British Politics

Old Welsh Mythology has a story about how Pwyll Pendefig Dyfed saw Rhiannon, the most beautiful of women, leisurely riding her pure white horse, but every time Pwyll tried to get closer to her she seemed to go further away, even though his horse was galloping and Rhiannon’s was only trotting. I’ve written (somewhere!) before…