If evidence were needed for the importance of greater accountability of our police, we got it on Wednesday. News that police attempted to smear the victims of the Hillsborough disaster to divert attention from their own failings is both shocking and frightening.
"What do we need one of those for?" Those are the words that have opened many of the conversations I've had in the last few weeks. It's been a time of shows. The Royal Welsh Show was bathed in glorious sunshine – the first for months. Pembrokeshire Show was less lucky. Last weekend, Montgomeryshire and Carno Shows caught the sun again. No easy whether for hay. Good weather for ducks.