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The latest Phil Evans column from the South Wales Evening Post

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The latest Phil Evans column from the South Wales Evening Post

Comedian Phil Evans is from Ammanford. He is known as the man who puts the ‘cwtsh’ into comedy


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C.S. Lewis once wrote “When I became a man, I put away childish things”.
And while his Narnia books were written for children, old C.S. knew what he was talking about.
As soon as my voice started to break and I realised that I could have more fun with girls than pulling their hair and pinching them on the odd occasion, I swapped my short trousers for long trousers.
Actually, to be truthful, because I didn’t know any better, for the first three months I wore my long trousers over my short trousers. I was such an idiot at 19.
I really was an idiot, because I was still in the Fourth Form. The Head was unhappy with me and refused to let me leave school without a single exam pass. So I decided to put a smile on the Heads face. Not his actual face. I used a marker pen to draw a big toothy grin on his portrait hanging in th…

The latest 'On Song' column from the Llanelli Star

The latest 'On Song' column (about the choral scene in and around Llanelli) from the Llanelli Star - 

It is a busy Christmas for Cerith Owens, the director of Llaneli-based Loud Applause productions.
He’s getting ready for the first Loud Applause Christmas Concert, which is being staged at Greenfield Chapel, Llanelli, this Saturday, November 29.
Cerith explained: “It is always a rare privilege to be able to a debut a brand new choir, especially an exciting youth choir from the area and Loud Applause has that honour in its inaugural Christmas Concert at Greenfield Baptist Church.
“Cor Ieuenctid Llwyth Y Llan Youth Choir from Llangennech formed only a few months ago but already has 54 members. The choir are under the baton of Lewis Richards who has had numerous successes with his Llangennech Primary School Choir.
“He took on the baton to form the choir for members between the ages of 10 and 16 to perform in the medium of Welsh, English and other languages.
“At the moment the choir are…