Gareth Huw Davies

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Scoop! How Mr Jones flew with Hitler

Mr Jones, the movie, opened in the UK in Feb, 2020. It’s the story of a Welsh journalist who breaks the news in the western media of the state-induced famine in the Soviet Union in the early 1930s. Director: Agnieszka Holland; Writer: Andrea Chalupa. Starring: James Norton, Vanessa Kirby, Peter Sarsgaard. Scoop! A scoop is rather prosaically defined… Continue reading

Travel Blog

Peak District tourism website relaunched

I recently came across a useful walkers’ website – www.10adventures.com/england/ . This is a page looking at the Roaches ——— Promoting a destination through a website has been obligatory for some time, if the place wants to attract today’s web-savvy travellers. But now we are into the second and third generation of tourism websites, and the… Continue reading

Environment Blog

Former government chief scientist Sir David King calls for urgent climate action

It’s encouraging that the need for urgent action on the climate emergency is finally being being widely accepted by politicians, business and the wider public. The message must be relentlessly proclaimed throughout the 2020s.  Until recently so many opportunities have been squandered, so many experts ignored. One is the former government chief scientist Sir David King. I remember an… Continue reading