Wednesday, October 25, 2006

the weekend has landed

For the sexiness of Wales, an idea that I acknowledge has taken some getting used to, is becoming almost an orthodoxy.

Michal Gove writing in The Times.

In time honoured fashion, however, it degenerates into a scuffle between Swansea and Cardiff:

But there is an undeniable strain of loucheness in the South Wales air, and one that I think is even more pronounced if one goes a little farther west, to the city that even more than Cardiff is Britain’s most Mediterranean — Swansea.

Some things never change.

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