Relics 9: University photo

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.

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Relics 4: Western Mail cutting with John Redwood

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