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South Wales Evening Post column, April 05, 2024

Posted By RobertLloyd58

“TRY and steer clear of religion and politics,” was the advice of my editor when he recklessly gifted me this weekly column.
For the most part, I have tried to heed his wise words, but the influence of Easter can be blamed for straying into

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South Wales Evening Post column, March 29, 2024

Posted By RobertLloyd58

IT was a wise old chap who once said, “Nothing is certain except death and taxes.”
But most of us who live in this lovely corner of Wales will also know that you can add two other certainties to Benjamin Franklin’s quote – rain and

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South Wales Evening Post column, March 22, 2024

Posted By RobertLloyd58

NOW, as regular readers will be well aware, I am not usually one to hold a grudge.
But bitter resentment ferments quite nicely over the course of 26-plus years and today is as good a day as any to pop the cork on a vintage

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South Wales Evening Post column, March 15, 2024

Posted By RobertLloyd58

IN more than 47 years as a hack journalist, I’ve probably dropped more Clangers than a butter-fingered and very nervous BBC animation technician.
Readers of a more junior age will have to look up Google to understand the sentence above – and to find out

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South Wales Evening Post column, March 08, 2024

Posted By RobertLloyd58

IT was the American writer Mark Twain who once remarked, “There is no such thing as an ordinary life.”
This is an universal truth which you will all learn to recognise when you get to my stage of life – a period when diary entries

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South Wales Evening Post column, March 01, 2024

Posted By RobertLloyd58

IT was an evening with more surprises than a primetime Cilla Black TV show.
There were a ‘lorra, lorra laughs’ and a few tears along the way.
The surprise elements weren’t obvious when people arrived for Llanelli Rotary Club’s annual St David’s Day dinner at

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