A Match day out

There are times when hanging out with friends, sharing a mutual pastime, brings about the funniest conversations. None more so than my love of watching rugby with my friends. It's always a day out, a few drinks, some lunch then settle in the pub for the rest of the afternoon. The atmosphere across the streets [...]

Legendary stories, rugby style

I may have brandished my soap box on the last post but the reason why is here. I came to love rugby, not just as a sport, but as something meaningful whilst climbing mountains, asking endless questions of my dad in front of the TV, and sitting curled on sidelines watching my grandad whistle commands. [...]

Epic encounters

A nation's dream and a team of Dragons I have no words for the incredible, awesome, epic, miraculous sight that just happened. None. I am sat in the kitchen slightly disbelieving that Wales won against England in the 2015 Rugby World Cup, hosted by the English!! In Twickenham... Hell boys, amazing doesn't even cover it! I am [...]

Visiting the Reindeer

A Child's Christmas in Wales (sorry DT!) may change on the surface as the decades go by but the activities don't. My first task of the Christmas season? Stand on the raised garden path of Margam Park country house in the freezing cold and get soaking wet. All for a good cause though as the [...]