Postcards from Tongwynlais – Part 2

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Welcome to the second instalment of our new series featuring postcards from Tongwynlais. This post features a classic view of Castell Coch produced by Frith’s. Follow @mytongwynlais Francis Frith (born 1822) was an early pioneer of photography. He was a founder member of the Liverpool Photographic Society and travelled extensively documenting his journey. After returning … more…

Postcards from Tongwynlais – Part 1

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Welcome to the first instalment of our new series of articles featuring postcards from Tongwynlais. I’ve been collecting postcards for a few years now and I’m planning to post them regularly over the coming months. Follow @mytongwynlais I’ve got lots of postcards featuring Castell Coch but I thought I’d start with one of my favourites … more…

Retracing The Cardiff Railway

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Kris Carter is looking for backers to produce a coffee table book about the Cardiff Railway. The South Wales freelance artist and writer developed an interest in local history, urban decay and architecture. Kris began blogging about the history of the troubled project in 2013 and produced a fascinating series of articles. We really enjoyed … more…