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A Contemporary Reflection on Auschwitz

Auschwitz-Birkenau is a difficult place to comprehend. Standing in front of what seems to be endless rows of cow sheds, it is almost impossible to imagine tens of thousands of people crowded into this claustrophobic place. I went to Auschwitz with a reasonable knowledge of

Wales reach semi-finals with a cagey win against France

On a tense night in Oita, Wales emerged triumphant following a bruising encounter with old foes France. After a calamitous first ten minutes, Wales gradually clawed their way back into their game before a decisive red card against Sebastien Vahaamahina proved pivotal in enabling Ross

A Midsummer Night’s Dream – The Bridge Theatre

Admittedly, I am a novice when it comes to Shakespeare but even my untrained eye could comprehend some of the palpable brilliance of Nicholas Hytner’s latest production of Shakespeare’s classic comedy, ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’. For three hours, I remained engrossed in what was a

Wales beat resilient Fiji

Despite a disappointing start from Wales, conceding two unanswered tries and a yellow card in the first quarter, they eventually prevailed over a physical Fiji side. Whilst Wales did not emulate the heroics of the previous week against Australia, they did enough to overcome what

Rampant Wales crush Georgia

Wales began their World Cup game with a sizzling performance against an underwhelming Georgia side. This will come as a relief to many Welsh fans who were worried about their side’s prospects after the painful loss of key men Gareth Anscombe and Talupe Faletau as