Ricardo Blanco's Blog richardgwyn.com

Waiting for Godot and Caspar David Friedrich

  How wonderful the little connections that pile up in the day to day. Blanco has long had an interest in the German expressionist painters of the early twentieth century, and was interested to learn, while reading about… Read More

Good things about being Welsh: No. 5

    a) Grand Slam. b) Singing and shouting like a loon. c) Soaking it up afterwards.          

Field of broken dreams

Here is the man who wrecked the rugby world cup, referee Alain Rolland, wearing his jersey of choice. The French team were utter shite. Sam Warburton’s tackle seemed, at worst, a yellow card. We were robbed of victory… Read More

Good Things about Being Welsh: No. 2

  We inhabit a fictional country. The photograph lies. EMBAJADA DE GALES means ‘Embassy of Wales’ in Spanish. It was on a banner displaying the sponsors of a poetry festival in Central America. Reference to such an entity… Read More