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Repost: Brrrr

[originally posted New Year’s Day 2005] Back on the beach this afternoon. It was colder than at midnight on New Year’s Eve. And it has been a little windy…               Advertisements

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Well, I’ve been neglecting this blog something terrible. I went off for a quiet week in Aberystwyth and was a bit busy eating and drinking and taking photos. Dunno what happened to the rest of the last month or so … Continue reading

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Reposted: The Old College, Aberystwyth

The Old College was the original home of the university in Aberystwyth, opened in 1872 and the first university in Wales (grand total: 26 students; the first female students arrived in 1883). The Penglais campus on the hill (with important … Continue reading

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Reposted: Fusty Old Documents

At intervals between August and September 2004 I posted several photos of 17th-century documents from the Chester Great Sessions records (taken during my research trip to the National Archives), which were surprisingly popular. Here they are again, all in one … Continue reading

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Holiday fun

Sorry for lack of posting lately – I’ve been enjoying some much needed holiday. Here are some photos from my trip to Aberystwyth last week, anyway. (They’d have been up earlier, but I’m damned if I can find the password … Continue reading

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Ancient haunts

Decided not to take camera to barbecue on south beach yesterday, which was a mistake. One can never have enough photos of the beach on a beautiful June afternoon. So instead here’s a photo from August 2004, taken from the … Continue reading

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On the beach today

South Beach from the castle mound (facing roughly south west I think)

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Philly pix

Yes, at last, this is what caught my eye in Philadelphia… This is the top and bottom half of the Art Institute of Philadelphia on Chestnut Street, a stunning art deco building “originally designed in 1928 as CBS’ flagship radio … Continue reading

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