- St David
This page contains a brief explanation of St David, the patron saint of Wales
- Ancient Barry
Much of what we know or have supposed about Barry and the Vale of Glamorgan, in which it is situated has been gleaned from the buildings found there...
Until 120 years ago, the area now covered by the town of Barry was relatively undisturbed by human activity.
Cardiff, the capital of Wales, has undergone massive redevelopment in recent years. It boasts that it is the largest city in Wales and the 11th largest in the UK.
- Cardiff City FC Promotion
Well, Sam The Man has gone one step further to making Cardiff the second Welsh national team. The embarrassment of Welsh club football is eased somewhat.
- Flat Holm Lighthouse
Since 1066 during the Norman Conquest, Flat Holm has been included in the parish boundaries of St. Mary’s in Cardiff.
- The Gulls of Flat Holm
There are three types of gull on the island. Namely, the Greater Black Backed, the Lesser Black Backed and the Herring Gull.
- Welsh Osprey
The bird was identified thanks to a photograph of its tag A missing chick from the only known nesting pair of ospreys in Wales has been traced in south west Scotland.
- Bottlenose Dolphin Sightings In Wales
The bottlenose dolphin is found in Cardigan Bay and the Moray Firth. An annual sea life survey in Wales has recorded a 25% increase in bottlenose dolphin sightings....
- My Safari To Botswana
After an 11 hour flight from London, I arrived in Johannesburg and had a short aeroplane flight to Livingstone, Botswana, to view the Victoria Falls.
- Worm-Eating Slugs
Gardeners in south Wales should not be surprised if they find an all-white, worm-munching slimy creature in their flowerbeds this summer. Carnivorous slugs are about in Wales...
- British Youth
You have to admire the British, as represented by their current government and its intellectual constituency. They never stop trying to improve their society.
- Bush On St Davids Day
St David's Day / Dydd Gwyl Dewi - message from President Bush
On this St. David's Day, I send our warmest greetings to the people of Wales ...
Give Joe Calzaghe a smack and chances are you'll get two back. After news came that his former promoter Frank Warren was suing the Welsh light-heavyweight for ...
- Pete's Jokes 1
1st. May 2001 -- Pete is a friend of mine who always has a few jokes, I started to collect the cleaner ones ...
- Pete's Jokes 2
This is page number two of my collection of Pete's jokes.
- Pete's Jokes 3
This is page number three of my collection of Pete's jokes.
- Pete's Jokes 4
This is page number four of my collection of Pete's jokes.
- Pete's Jokes 5
This is page is number five of my collection of Pete's jokes.
- An Introduction to Genealogy
There are hundreds of reasons to start looking into your genealogy (researching your family's history)
- The Symbolism of Love Spoons
Have you ever wondered about the symbols on Welsh love spoons? Here is an explanation of the most common symbols ...
- Love Spoons
Have you ever wondered what the symbols on Welsh love spoons mean ? Here is an explanation of the most common symbols ...
- Porbeagle Shark off Welsh Coast
An endangered shark has been spotted off the western coast of Wales, just metres from the shore. The shark had fresh abrasions around its snout ...
- Rare Welsh Cattle
A Welsh white cow and calf will have a starring role at this year’s Royal Welsh Agricultural Show at Llanelwedd, Builth Wells (July 21-24). These rare Welsh cattle are few and far between...
- Tour Guide Report
Or should I have called these reminiscences of a tour guide? Looking through some of the previous newsletters ...
- Tour Guiding
Having fallen in love with the island of Flat Holm two years ago, I was delighted to be asked if I would like to train as a tour guide.
- UFOs In Wales
A mysterious UFO seen hovering in the sky above Wales is set to be the subject of a US TV show.
- How To get A UK Visa
Obtaining a visitor's visa to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is a daunting and usually difficult task.
- The Vale Of Glamorgan
The Vale of Glamorgan used to be called South Glamorgan or Morgannwg De, in Welsh. Quality of life is second to none in the Vale...
- Victorian Fort
Queen Victoria and Prince Albert visited Europe in the 1850’s. On their return the queen, being concerned about the strength of the French Navy ...
Wales measures roughly 225km (140 mls) from north to south and between
60 and 160 km from west to east, where it borders England.
- Welsh In The EU
The use of Welsh on the international stage takes a major step forward today [15 July] following a decision by the European Union Council of Ministers.
- Welsh Red Dragon
The exact origin of the Welsh Red Dragon is shrouded in the mists of time and there is still much debate regarding its source.
- Welsh Troops
Canadian enthusiasts are preparing to celebrate a museum re-opening by re-enacting a battle from a war which saw Welsh troops set fire to the White House.