‘Hen Wlad’, ‘Flower of Scotland’ and ‘Jerusalem’?

     Wales: Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau     Scotland: Flower of Scotland         England: Jerusalem ?? If memory serves me correctly, it was in 2001 (or thereabouts) that I used my opinion column in the newspaper group for which I was senior editor to call for the British national anthem to be reserved for purely British use. … Continue reading ‘Hen Wlad’, ‘Flower of Scotland’ and ‘Jerusalem’?

Time for a moment’s reflection about council prayers

   Exactly what part should prayers play, if any at all, in government proceedings at both national and locals? That question is being raised, once again, in the UK – in fact in Wales, where we used to live. Campaigners are calling on one of the country’s 22 regional authorities, Carmarthenshire, to drop its Christian … Continue reading Time for a moment’s reflection about council prayers