Champagne & Sheep: A Poetic Tour of Wales

by Norm Goldstein

Sir Thomas More, asking about the medallion with a red dragon worn by Richard Rich, was told it was for Wales. "For Wales?" he responds. "Why, Richard, it profits a man nothing to give his soul for the whole world. ... But for Wales!"
- From Robert Bolt's play, "A Man for All Seasons"

What do you make of a country that has an onion as its national emblem?

Where:

The Prince of Wales isn't Welsh?

The sheep baa-dly outnumber the people - 11 million to 3 million - in about 8,000 square miles, about the size of New Jersey?

The names of places are too long and ha...

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