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Updated by WalesOnCraic on Jul 27, 2017
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10 Things We’ve Learned From NATO’s Visit To Wales

It's been all over the news over the last few days and for some of us, it's even affected our day-to-day routine. But what have we actually learned from NATO's visit to Wales? Here are 10 things we've learned.

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Castles Are Crap At Keeping Out Intruders

Castles Are Crap At Keeping Out Intruders

If you want to keep people out, you’ll also need a ‘Ring Of Steel’, closed roads and oodles of policemen and women to stop anyone even getting near the castle to throw an egg at.

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NATO Protesters Need To Brush Up On Their Spelling and Grammar

NATO Protesters Need To Brush Up On Their Spelling and Grammar

Its and it’s. It’s (‘it is’ for those not in the know) quite simple. As for the word ‘laborer’ – here in the UK, that’d be ‘labourer’. (Picture courtesy of Lewis Fackrell Photography)

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You Don’t Want To Pick a Fight With a Warship

You Don’t Want To Pick a Fight With a Warship

The Sampson radar alone on HMS Duncan, which docked at Cardiff this week, is capable of tracking 1,000 objects the size of a cricket ball travelling at three times the speed of sound. Throwing eggs at it ain’t going to worry it too much - HMS Duncan don’t give a shit.

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We All Love the Red Arrows

We All Love the Red Arrows

Oh, those dashing men (and sometimes ladies) in their flying machines. Brings a tear to the eye.

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The Slow Play Enforcement Squad At The Celtic Manor Is Quite Scary

The Slow Play Enforcement Squad At The Celtic Manor Is Quite Scary

Mistaken for tanks by the press, these are actually personnel carriers. But with big guns and stuff. Best move on quickly with that next shot though, eh lads?

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Obama’s Good At Keeping Us Guessing

Obama’s Good At Keeping Us Guessing

Yep – they closed all the roads around Cardiff Castle and then he arrived by helicopter. Oo, Obama, you pesky little scamp!

David Cameron Pulls off Handshakes Fails Like a Boss

“Is-he-going-to-see-my-outstretched-hand-or-is-he-seeing-it-but-ignoring-it-anyway-wooooahh and this is Carwyn Jones and I’ve got no idea who these other people are.” Smoooooth Dave, smooooooth.

8

Prince Charles Is Morphing Into The Duke of Edinburgh

Prince Charles Is Morphing Into The Duke of Edinburgh

Yes, we know the Duke’s his dad and all that, but it’s all starting to get a bit creepy now.

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President Putin Is Not A Popular Man

President Putin Is Not A Popular Man

Not that he gives a shiny shite of course.

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We’re All Going To Secretly Miss It

We’re All Going To Secretly Miss It

Go on. Admit it. You are aren’t you?