Ruabon eyesore – the highs and lows of politics.

Politics. I both love it and hate it. Love it because on a good day you feel like you’ve achieved something; improved someone or a society’s lot; you can make a real difference to people’s lives; it’s a vehicle to improve things. There’s also the adrenalin rush during election campaigns, the camaraderie, and above all…

Why MPs bombing decision was wrong

This is a copy of a letter that I’ve sent to papers in north Wales: Dear Sir I was bitterly disappointed to see that my MP, Susan Elan Jones, supported the motion to bomb Syria this week. I have much respect for Susan, having stood against her in last May’s Parliamentary elections. I respect that…

National Football Museum for Wales, Wrexham

An ambitious campaign to “bring football home” to its spiritual birthplace has been launched in Wrexham. Plaid Cymru – The Party Of Wales is proposing that a Welsh National Football Museum be developed in Wrexham, the home of Welsh football. SUPPORT THE CAMPAIGN HERE   Wrexham is where the first international match was played in…

Does forcing Welsh children to learn both English and Welsh make them educationally ‘weaker’ than their English peers? – #AskForEvidence Update

Originally posted on L3xiphile:
It’s been three weeks since I asked Toby Belfield, principal at Ruthin School, Denbighshire, North Wales if he would be willing to share the evidence upon which he based his assertion that “part of the problem with forcing young people to learn both English and Welsh (arguably, both to a substandard level) is…