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Burger this

by Marrick on September 20, 2012

Leeway Trading Estate in Newport is one of those forgotten pieces of industrial detritus that litter the South Wales coastal plain like souvenirs from a previous economic era. It harks back to the days when someone could earn enough in a forty hour week to keep a family without supplementary benefits, a second income, a […]

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 […]