Don’t despair over Brexit, this is an opportunity for the nations

Swansea is a very different place to what I thought it was. Last year, there was a Conservative victory in the Labour stronghold and my home constituency of Gower – albeit by 27 votes – and in the last 24 hours, the county that I have such strong faith in and am so proud of voted to leave the EU.

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How to find your park bench: a lesson in motivation from Dame Rosemary Butler AM

A few weeks back I went to an awards ceremony which featured some of the most inspirational speakers I have ever heard. One of those was Dame Rosemary Butler AM.

If you’re outside the Welsh political sphere you may not have heard about Dame Butler but to me, without a shadow of a doubt, she is one of the most inspirational female politicians I have ever heard of and someone I wholeheartedly inspire to be. Continue reading