The Grand Tour

I’ve just finished stage one of my Grand Election tour during which I’ll be gathering questions from the great Welsh public to put to the politicians next week. Stage one was Porthmadog, Rhyl and Wrexham. Some great questions already and an unlikely appearance by a hawk. A couple of blokes are paid to take the … More The Grand Tour

Dragon’s Eye

The last Dragon’s Eye before Easter and before the General Election is now on the iplayer here. What can you expect? I’ve been trying to peer into the Budget small print to find out how much less the Welsh Assembly can expect to get in the coming years. As far as I can tell (and … More Dragon’s Eye

Wales and the General Election

I’ve made a series of five films for Dragon’s Eye previewing the General Election. The first is an introduction and then I look at the chances of each of the four main parties and the likely battlegrounds in terms of constituencies and policies. BBC Wales online website has very handily put them all here.

Dragon’s Eye Part 2

I’ve just returned from interviewing Peter Smith.¬† As the Archbishop of Cardiff, he’s the highest ranking Catholic clergyman in Wales and is always good for a chat and a gossip as well as a thoughtful interview. I asked him if Pope Benedict was likely to take up Carwyn Jones’ invitation to come to Wales. ‘Doubtful’, … More Dragon’s Eye Part 2

Dragon Day part 1

It was my colleague Owain Clarke who named Thursdays “Dragon Day” because we pack a lot of work into a long day which culminates in the live broadcast of Dragon’s Eye at 7pm. My day starts early and I’m in the office by 7.30am, eating my muesli, drinking tea,¬†checking emails, flicking through the papers, finalising … More Dragon Day part 1