Wales – A Country Divided Part II

BY MARCUS STEAD Two further developments that helped the Crachach consolidate their grip on public life in Wales occurred during the 1990s. The first was the expansion of the universities sector in the early part of the decade, which was a boon for Crachach seeking senior status in academic institutions. (This article follows on from Part I here) Then, in 1997 a referendum was held … Continue reading Wales – A Country Divided Part II

Wales – A Country Divided Part I

BY MARCUS STEAD Wales is becoming a downright hostile place for the more than 80% of us who don’t speak the Welsh language. We are treated as second class citizens and it intensifies with every year that passes. In this article, I outline how Wales is run by, and for the benefit of, a small elite of Welsh-speaking middle class people known as the Crachach, … Continue reading Wales – A Country Divided Part I

Labour’s Failure on Autism

BY CLLR CAROLYN WEBSTER Many politicians enter the political fray because of a desire to serve their community. Often personal experience will drive one to want to change systems and processes which don’t work. Whether it is having experienced domestic abuse, or serving in Her Majesty’s Armed Forces or even seeing your parent’s business collapse because of external economics, most politicians have their own back … Continue reading Labour’s Failure on Autism

Corrupt Welsh Assembly Needs Closing

BY NIGEL BEAN & PAUL READ Animal rights groups still remain very much active on the political scene – cheating, lying, funding fake science, and getting like-minded politicians to do their bidding. On the 15th July 2020, You unlikely noticed but the final nail went into the coffin of UK circuses using animals when Wales, the last remaining country in the UK to do so, … Continue reading Corrupt Welsh Assembly Needs Closing

Love Animals, Hate Humans

BY NIGEL BEAN & PAUL READ The antis have always been vicious and nasty – their comments vile. Just ask anyone involved in field sports. You get called a paedophile, pervert, sadist, psychopath and much more – although you do wonder how much of the insulting amounts to mere projection. Admittedly tensions were running high on both sides at the annual meet for the Carmarthenshire … Continue reading Love Animals, Hate Humans

The Point to Point Horse Racing Guide

All you need to know about Point-to-Point horse racing: Point-to-point action, live at Whittington Racecourse. Photo by Extraordinary, CC BY-SA 3.0 Point-to-point horse racing is one of those things that most people don’t even question when they head into a bookmakers. That’s because most people prefer to watch horse races hosted at the major flat or National Hunt racecourses involving professional jockeys. The key difference between … Continue reading The Point to Point Horse Racing Guide

For the Love of Sheep

BY HENRY LORD With Wales losing to the English at the Principality Stadium two weekends ago and the Kiwis desperately worried about both the rise of the English National Rugby team under Eddie Jones and the imminent British Lions tour to New Zealand (and the boss in hospital having yet another knee op), the brains trust here at Country Squire Magazine – empathetic as ever – decided … Continue reading For the Love of Sheep