Category Archive: politics

VE day 2020

I remember the 50th anniversary celebrations for VE day. There was a big concert and picnic in Bute Park. Lots of singing. Surrounded by veterans from WWII. We’d been studying the war in… Continue reading

1727 votes

It sounds like a lot, but it wasn’t quite enough to get me elected.

It’s official, I’m a candidate! Local elections 2017

On May 4 2017 I’ll be proud to stand for the Welsh Liberal Democrats in Cyncoed. I’ll be standing alongside fellow campaigners Wendy Congreve and Bablin Molik. Please support us, and if you can… Continue reading

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As many of my readership already know, I’m a bit of a politics geek. Okay ‘bit’ may be an understatement, I love politics – it fascinates me. As many may be aware, there’s… Continue reading

Election explainer

The UK is a constitutional monarchy with an elected lower house called the House of Commons. The other two tiers of the UK state are the House of Lords and the Head of… Continue reading

Hay Festival: Britain’s anthem inspiration

‘Britain inspired the American national anthem,’ said veteran broadcaster Peter Snow It was 1814, Britain had defeated Napoleon and now planned to given the Americans “a good drubbing” as well, Snow told a… Continue reading