Once again there is a possibility that someone will develop a supermarket in Llangollen. Once again a few people get seriously wound up in support or in opposition. And once again the prevailing mood seems to be one of resignation. A belief that if the one of the big supermarket chains wants to build in Llangollen they will, so why argue? Its the sort of fatalism we used to sneer at in other nations; Britain, and Wales in particular, was fiestier than that.
For some reason we have a group called Llangollen Enterprise where just about any other town would have a Chamber of Trade, and most people have no idea what it does. So when it announced an extraordinary meeting and billed it as a kind of re-launch I went along. Seems I’m a member now, odd because I’m not really a joiner of things. I recognised a few faces, it’s mostly shop keepers, hoteliers and B&B owners, but you never know who needs some words putting into a coherent sequence for their PR, website, whatever so might be useful.