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Fireworks at Greenmeadow

Greenmeadow House in Tongwynlais from 1910

This news story was published on 13th March 1863 in The Cardiff Times. The village celebrated the wedding of Albert Edward, Prince of Wales, and Princess Alexandra of Denmark. Here an interesting seen was presented on the 10th inst., in honour of the marriage of the Prince of Wales. The members of the Sunday School … more…

Villa Cardiff – Part 1

Collection of Cardiff coat of arms

This post was inspired by an article from John&Jane that explored the design of a modern flag for Cardiff. One image jumped out at me because I’d seen it before and not given it much thought. I’m going to explore the use of these arms, show examples of different variations and try to determine when … more…

HOKA Torrent 2 – 350 Mile Review

HOKA Torrent 2 trail running shoe with castle in the background

Overview Trail running is a big part of my life so I’ve started this new series on a runner’s most important piece of equipment. This is my long term “review” of the HOKA Torrent 2 after 350 miles. After using three generations of the Saucony Peregrine series I decided to try another brand and gain … more…