From the daily archives:

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

The Greatest Ever Year For Welsh Sport

April 30, 2013

Ok, bear with…. this is going to be an unapologetically nationalistic piece which may not appeal to those who are not, well, not Welsh. But, I defy anyone who is Welsh, not to be proud of our sporting achievements in the last twelve months, and I hope that those who are not lucky enough to […]

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#682: 2011, King Creosote & Jon Hopkins, John Taylor’s Month Away

April 30, 2013

This week, due to family circumstances, I have gone back to where I once belonged. So here I am looking across the fine old university town of St Andrews. So here I am sitting in the Old Course Hotel overlooking the 18th fairway of the Old Course. So here I am revisiting the places where […]

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The Secret MP #2 – The Road To Coalition

April 30, 2013

You can call me Keith. Though that’s not my real name. And I am a Liberal Democrat MP. Parliament isn’t sitting today, so I thought I’d pen a musing for the lads at Allthatsleft. People often ask me, ‘how on earth are you an MP?’ Indeed it’s a question that I often ask myself. Perhaps […]

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Lions Squad Announced

April 30, 2013

Put two British rugby fans in a room and the chances are that eventually they will discuss the make-up of the British and Irish Lions. They will argue, they will debate, they will usually disagree – marvellous! It is the best sporting debate to be had made so by the fact that the argument does […]

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The Album Collection – #6: 1994, Jeff Buckley, Grace

April 30, 2013

Thus far, my colleagues and I have highlighted new albums in our feature on great albums – but, I wanted to go back a few years and explore one of the great albums that I have in my own record collection, Jeff Buckley’s Grace. It has a story to it, it has a personal resonance, […]

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