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“I’m American, and I sell cereal, and I’m a Mormon.” Elder Steven Kellogg, pauses, and cracks a grin. He likes to make jokes about everything, including his own name. ‘Elder’, however, is not a name but a temporary title; he’s using it in place of his forename for two years of his life. Elder Kellogg is … Continue reading The Bangor Mormon missionaries
It’s been around for almost ten years, but Wales Comic Con is livelier than ever, as is the burgeoning cosplay community. What used to be a more niche interest is now enjoyed by a wide variety of ages, backgrounds and lifestyles, so I talked to just some of those people to learn more about the … Continue reading The Cosplayers of Wales Comic Con
Outside a cafe in Llandudno town centre, Alex Sansome from Caernarfon waits, bucket in hand, for passers-by to contribute to his charity. As the president of the Disabled Sailors Society, he’s been following this routine, over 20 hours per week, in towns across North Wales for seven years. Despite his experience, Alex doesn’t seek out donors. … Continue reading A blind instructor for the blind
Nathan Gill MEP, former UKIP Wales leader, has called defector Douglas Carswell an “entryist” who formed an “unholy alliance” with current UKIP Wales leader Neil Hamilton. Asked whether he thought Douglas Carswell was commissioned by the Tories to join UKIP, Gill said: “Possibly. Or, he was working independently. If he gets a peerage, the answer … Continue reading Gill: Douglas Carswell a Tory “entryist”