History, Translation and the War on Welsh DemocracyPugnacious Little Trolls
Rob Mimpriss presents a reading from his recent collectionDecency’s Limits
Abuse and Blocking on a Conservative MP’s Facebook WallPugnacious Little Trolls
A new collection of short stories published by Cockatrice BooksTrajectories of Failure
Neil Hamilton, Sebastian Haffner, and the Campaign against Welsh DemocracyA Burning of Storks’ Nests
Brexit, Epictetus and the Fall of TroyTraveller M. in the Land of the Cynocephali
A new short story published in the journal, Otherwise EngagedIndustry in the Country of the Blind
A new short story forthcoming in Land of Change, an anthology of radical Welsh prose from Culture Matters
Screengrab from the defunct Twitter account of Jonathan Jennings. Further reportage at North Wales Live.
Image and reportage from Leader Live
Reportage from Daily Post. The swastikas, which deface a pre-existing memorial of Capel Celyn, the purely Cambrophone village flooded by Liverpool Council in the 1960s, apparently attacks, in the name of fascism, the right of the Welsh people to recall and relate their own history.
Image and reportage from Nation Cymru. The swastika, which defaces a pre-existing memorial of Capel Celyn, the purely Cambrophone village flooded by Liverpool Council in the 1960s, apparently attacks, in the name of fascism, the right of the Welsh people to recall and relate their own history. The image in white paint towards the top right is part of the original graffito. It is the eryr wen, a Welsh nationalist symbol derived from the ‘white eagle’ — the winter snows which protected Eryri, or Snowdonia, from invasion during the Middle Ages.
Screenshot from a deleted Twitter account
Screenshot from a Twitter account. Reportage from Nation Cymru
‘In scores of countries there is hunger for an order which respects the dignity of each human person, which gives priority to human life in community. There is a thirst for a government which will ensure for every single person and every nation to be what they are: to realise their potential to the full; for an order which fully respects man’s humanity; an order which perceives that man is essentially a social creature, closely woven into the texture of his own society; an order which recognises generously in all its policies that man has a soul and a mind as well as a body...’
Gwynfor Evans, Land of My Fathers: Two Thousand Years of Welsh History. Swansea: John Penry, 1974.