The great Welsh journalist Gareth Jones was murdered one day short of his 30th birthday in China on August 12th, 1935. My monograph – click here – briefly outlines his life and describes a flight he took with the electioneering Hitler in 1933. It’s free to download on multiple platforms. —————————————————————————————————- “I was there” The following words… Continue reading
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The man of many scoops – Gareth Jones, fearless Welsh journalist
“So wise so young, they say do never live long.” Shakespeare – King Richard III. The small town of Barry on the South Wales coast, population 47,863, has produced a statistically unlikely number of famous names. They include the Victorian coal baron David Davies, Australian politician Julia Gillard, Welsh Nationalist leader Gwynfor Evans and… Continue reading →
From a small town in Wales – “the man who knew too much”
For its size, the small town of Barry in South Wales, population 47,863, produced a notable number of high achievers. They start with the Victorian industrialist and philanthropist David Davies, whose daughters Gwendoline and Margaret donated their important fine art collection, including many famous impressionist paintings, to the National Museum of Wales in nearby Cardiff…. Continue reading →
So wise, so young – Gareth Jones, Journalist.
My father gave me my name in honour, and memory, of the great Welsh journalist Gareth Jones, who was murdered one day short of his 30th birthday by bandits in China in 1935. I’ve written a monograph – click here – which briefly outlines his life and describes a flight he took with the electioneering Hitler… Continue reading →