Sick or treat: not in my back yard
Over the years we’ve imported some amazing things from America into the UK. Like rock ‘n’ roll, for example, which I think is one of the best things ever to have found its way across the pond.
But there is one US import that royally ticks me off every year: the ‘tradition’ of trick-or-treating. Continue reading “Halloween humbug: why my door stays firmly shut on 31st October” »
Today is St David’s day, a day when the Welsh celebrate being Welsh, and all things Welsh, and general Welshness.
Google made a very nice gesture, by adding a little drawing of Caernarfon Castle to its search page.
Nothing wrong with that, you might think – after all, you don’t get much Welsher than Caernarfon Castle.
Except, Caernarfon Castle was built by the English king, Edward I, to subdue the Welsh.
As one of my Facebook friends said: “I hope they put an Indian takeaway there on St George’s Day.”
Nice try, Google, but… FAIL!