A debutant’s dream: Wales kicks off its Euro2016 campaign with style

  I didn’t exist the last time the Welsh football team competed in a major tournament.  Indeed, esquires Neil and Buzz hadn’t even set foot on the moon when Wales last competed on the world stage at football.  Wales’ last appearance was, in fact, at the 1958 World Cup, where they were knocked out of […]

Introducing The Principality Stadium – An insight into the beginnings of Wales’ identity crisis

Tomorrow (Friday 22nd January), the iconic Millennium Stadium will  officially assume the name of its new sponsor, the Welsh Building Society, The Principality.  Whilst most modern stadiums adopt sponsors nowadays, it’s going to take a great deal of getting used to.   It is an interesting choice of sponsor.  Not because this organisation is not […]

Happy Saint David’s Day 2015! – Discovering the New World

Today is St David’s Day, and the people of Wales are celebrating the life and times of their Patron Saint, St David.   I was also interested to hear that all across America, “Welsh Americans” were celebrating this National event over the weekend.   We are all familiar with “Irish Americans” and “Scottish Americans”, but I have […]