Don’t ask me what this is about. I walked past it on my way to the European Parliament in Strasbourg the other week.
They don’t make them like this anymore. This was the photo from my first year in my hall of residence, Hiatt Baker, at Bristol University. It now looks like it’s from the 1940s but just to prove it actually dates from the late 1980s, here’s a close-up. Even I had hair in those days.
I’m very lucky to live near Wentwood or Coed Gwent. Within a few minutes I can be lost in the woods and not see anyone for hours. Just me, the pooch, the trees and the bluebells which makes it a favourite place for walking and thinking when I get the time. I was struck today … More Walking in Wentwood
I’ve posted pictures of this Newport landmark before but today it’s looking particularly good. Here are some other views of it:
Sometimes I wish I’d never started it. If you scroll right to the bottom of this mammoth post you’ll find the image that started it all. Standing outside a bookshop in Newport, I spotted the mugs with the slogan which had been slowly nibbling away at my patience for months or years. So I took … More The Kollected Keep Calm
This was one of numerous newspaper cuttings I found in the attic clearout. It’s from the Western Mail and the colour of the paper suggests it was in a business supplement it used to publish. I don’t know the date, but the building we’re inspecting – Queen’s Arcade in Cardiff – opened in April 1994 … More Relics 4: Western Mail cutting with John Redwood
The exhibition I mentioned here of Jo Haycock’s photography is now on at Newport’s Riverfront and will be there until October 6th. More details here and I heartily recommend that you have a look if you can. I went along to a private view which was held on Friday to launch Jo’s Exhibition and took some photos … More Newport Art College Exhibition II