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Two more games and they’re legends

by Marrick on October 11, 2011

It##Q##s funny how things turn around. Especially in the psyche of we Welsh supporters. The boys only need to win two more games and they##Q##ll be forever legends, talked of in the same awed tones as JPR, Barry and Gareth. My son will be saying to my grandson, “Yes, I went to school with Sam, […]

Death of a friend I never got to know properly

by Marrick on September 29, 2011

My best friend##Q##s father died yesterday. A heart attack at 79 is not an unusual occurrence, and given he had an attack five years ago, only surviving because of the prompt actions of those custodians of the nation##Q##s health the NHS, it would be safe to say he was living in overtime. Following an operation […]

The English invasion

by Marrick on February 4, 2011

The English decided to invade Wales. The army had just crossed the border and came to the first forest when they heard a voice shout: "One Welshman is worth two Englishmen". The army commander couldn##Q##t resist the challenge and promptly sent two men into the forest. After 10 minutes the voice shouted: "One Welshman is […]

Welsh films of 2010

by Marrick on December 30, 2010

Welsh films of the year: Iron Mam 2 Sheepless in Seattle Debbie does Dowlais Dai Hard The Gogfather 9 and 1/2 leeks Dial M for Merthyr Pembrokeback Mountain What lies be Neath The Gog, the Bard and the Ugly

Is there a fat pill on the way?

by Marrick on November 16, 2010

Scientists have gained strong confirmation of the direct connection between the FTO gene and obesity, obtaining the first direct evidence that over-activity of the gene leads to overeating and obesity in mice. The research team from the University of Oxford and Medical Research Council (MRC), with funding from the Wellcome Trust and MRC, have published […]