London Welsh Club

Sad news from London today that the London Welsh Club in Gray’s Inn Road is in deep trouble financially and may not last. I’ve got such happy memories of the club, from a little lad who used to go there for Urdd all the way to heavy and late nights “socialising” in my twenties. Changes…

Only in Britain

Stephen Fry tells a great tale about the difference between English and American by using the phrase “Only in America”. There it implies inspirational activity and comes with a fair polish of pride. On the other hand “only in Britain” seems to me to have a pretty negative meaning. You can almost hear the body…

Start of a new season

I love rugby, rugby union that is, a team game played with tremendous determination by men who control their aggression. For me the key attributes of rugby are a sense of fair play, teamwork and respect for the opposition (and referee). Today 8 Feb 2009, sees Wales’¬†first match in the annual 6 Nations Championship against…