New Site for Castell Coch Launched

Promotional poster for CastellCoch.com

I’ve been writing about, photographing and collecting Castell Coch memorabilia for many years now. Over the last few months, I’ve built a brand new site dedicated to this local landmark. CastellCoch.com is a collection of memorabilia, stories and images inspired by Cardiff’s fairytale castle. I’m going to continue writing about Tongwynlais on this site. There … more…

Postcards from Tongwynlais – Part 12

Old black and white postcard featuring photo of Castell Coch

We’re returning to Castell Coch for this instalment of “Postcards from Tongwynlais“. This card has a stamp commemorating King George V’s Silver Jubilee in 1935. The postmark is unclear but it looks like it’s dated 1935. You can see in the comparison below that very little has changed in the last 85 years. The safety … more…

Wonky Cardiff by Jon Durrant

I recently stumbled across an image of Castell Coch that I instantly fell in love with. It turns out the artwork was produced by local artist Jon Durrant and is part of his Wonky Cardiff Project. I got in touch with Jon to purchase a print and to find out more about it. About Jon … more…

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