We all love a bit of property porn, don’t we? Staring at pictures of houses we couldn’t afford in a million years, or that belong to a totally different time or place. Luckily for architecture addicts like me, Instagram is a great portal to get an insight into these types…

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When I started this blog, I always envisaged using it to share some of the more interesting stories from my family history research. Now, I know everyone’s definition of interesting varies, but trust me this first story is a right juicy one! Now this story begins with my husband, and…

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If you live in Wales, there is a good chance you have passed this treasure chest of a church and not even realised. On the A483 between Llandrindod Wells and Newtown the small church of Llananno sits in isolation, hidden in a small dip of the valley next to the River…

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I don’t know about you, but over the last few weeks I have definitely noticed a marked increase in the amount of film and TV adverts floating around out there.  Perhaps the studios have realised the vast majority of us have had enough of this summer heat wave already, and are looking forward…

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If you go down to the Black Mountains today, you’re in for a big surprise. Most people will head straight for either imposing Llanthony Priory in its picturesque setting, or the nearby Church of St Issui at Partishow with its famous wall paintings. However, there is a hidden treasure of a…

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