A laugh by the Taff…….

Cardiff, of course, is situated on the River Taff. After a few days there, I could tell you all about the Millennium Centre, the Welsh Senedd, Cardiff Bay, connections with Roald Dahl and Captain Scott, the Castle and much much more…………but we stumbled across a few curiosities that raised an eyebrow or a smile ;0))

Hanging outside the Millennium Stadium

…outside a restaurant!

Aneurin Bevan: sometimes you are the pigeon and sometimes the statue!

We all know what it means, but…….”free at £36 a month”?

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Looking for the extraordinary in the commonplace………taking the road less travelled……..striving for the ‘faculty of making happy chance discoveries’ in unremarkable circumstances. Click on the Personal Link below to visit my webpages.

Posted on May 29, 2012, in Aspects of Britain and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 3 Comments.

  1. Don’t feel embarrased about your ignorance of Rugby Union, Frank. But your international followers will not have any idea that the Baa Baas are the Barbarians. An elite rugby team formed from all other nations to take on the Welsh squad. Traditionally the Baa Baas pride themselves on playing fast, open rugby, guaranteeing a splendid spectacle for those lucky enough to be attending.

    • Thank goodness you replied, Andrew. I was completely lost!

    • ….yes Andrew, I know just enough about RU to get me into trouble! I did know about the Baa Baas being the Barbarians, but your explanation of their status clarifies the issue. I just loved the irony of the name and the image on the poster.

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