John Disley’s Olympic glory: 60 years on

With the 2012 London Olympics about to start and Team GB holding high medal hopes for their track and field captain Dai Greene, it seems a good time to mark the 60th anniversary of another Welsh track hero’s Olympic glory. John Disley‘s steeplechase bronze at the Helsinki Games on 25 July, 1952, was just the … Continue reading

Clas Cynidr & the Battle of Glasbury

Clas Cynidr & the Battle of Glasbury

A speculative discussion on the part played by the rivalries of Clas Cynidr and the clerical community from Llandaff in Gruffudd ap Llywelyn’s campaigns of 1055/6, with discussion on the site of the Battle of Glasbury. Continue reading