WALES: I'm Living a Dream; HERO'S WELCOME AS BB'S GLYN GOES HOME TO BLAENAU

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WALES: I'm Living a Dream; HERO'S WELCOME AS BB'S GLYN GOES HOME TO BLAENAU


Byline: By ROLAND HUGHES

BIG Brother star Glyn Wise finally returned home to Blaenau this weekend - and told how he was "living the dream".

The 18-year-old came home for the first time since finishing runner-up on the cult reality TV show just over a week ago.

And having caught up with his sleep after a hectic three days he claimed life in the limelight was "perfect."

The teenager also admitted the highlight of the last few days in the full glare of the media was meeting popstars Girls Aloud while recording The Friday Night Project for Channel 4.

After enjoying his first homemade Sunday roast in months former lifeguard Glyn said: "I haven't slept for a long time - it's been a hectic week since I got out.

"I can't really believe what a week it's been - going on Richard and Judy, meeting Girls Aloud, stuff I'd never have imagined.

"The oddest thing though is having people know me everywhere I go.

"People sit next to me on the train and talk to me and they know everything about me.

"I don't know them at all. But I'll speak to them anyway. Everyone wants to be my friend."

Headboy Glyn went into the house in May skipping most of his A-level exams at Llanrwst's Ysgol Dyffryn Conwy.

After a low-key start, he fast became one of the most popular housemates while his friends back home watched him mature before their eyes.

He was also credited with raising the profile of Wales and the Welsh language while in the house.

Glyn said: "Before going in I was expecting to come back out again, come home, carry on like normal and go on to university. …

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