July 21, 2016
I cannot afford to buy the chapel completely on my own, and it is deeply against my principles to buy consecrated ground, especially Baptist ground, as if it were a box of persil in tesco. I would simply be out bid by some rich person who cares nothing about the traditions of intellectual Welsh speaking Wales.”
You are just like many a proper British lord, Ron: all titles, pomp, arrogance … and no money. But surely the vast Newlands Trust can afford £2000. Read the ad carefully, Ron; it says ‘guide price’ and not ‘starting price’. You made that mistake with your own auction, Ron: if you had made £10000 the guide price instead of the starting price, you might have made £100.50. By the way, how much do your owe Mullocks for that failed auction?