I thought I could moan a bit, but this letter in the Daily Mail made me smile!
Last Saturday I was driving on the M4 in south Wales, the weather was awful, quite possibly the heaviest rain I’ve ever had to drive in. And to help me was the absolutely ridiculous notices on the electronic signs that warned me of “Poor Driving Conditions”.
I already knew that! I’m not stupid, I can see what’s in my field of vision. It was a statement of the bleeding obvious, and demonstrated the low level of wisdom provided by a Nanny State. Continue reading
We all need broadband, it’s probably more important now to businesses than even a telephone system. So any improvements to services in Wales are to be welcomed. But I really would like to understand who determined that Newport should receive a slice of cash for the development of “ultra-fast fixed broadband access and large areas of public wireless connectivity” as announced in the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement. Continue reading
Or are you like me and many others I know who just wish the whole thing would start when it used to: that is around the 18th of December at the earliest. Now it just comes earlier and earlier every year, I even had a Christmas card arrive by post this year in November a full month before the big day itself. Continue reading
I saw the Olympic torch last Sunday, it was passing through Aberaeron so it seemed churlish to ignore it. Off we went: me and the family, to get a good view of proceedings as it passed through the town. Expectations were high, the crowd was large and the sun was shining. All looked good. Continue reading