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Bath Pump Room

Bath Pump Room

This is where visitors to the spa used to come in the mornings for a large drink of the famous waters. You can still try the stuff – tastes rather metallic, but I’ve had worse. Cheltenham water is said to be truly awful. This is now an upmarket tea room, and if you are lucky … Continue reading

Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge

Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge

This is one of the strangest buildings – classical and white outside, dimly lit opulence inside. A wonderful collection of art from ancient to the latest.A lovely place. a rather bad pic of my favourite sculptor’s work, E.H. Bailey

The Paty Family of Bristol

The Paty Family of Bristol

  Bristol’s Georgian architecture has always been in the shadow of the grand designs of the Wood family of Bath, who wer more developers than architects. Despite all the vandalism by the council over the years, Bristol still has more 18th century buildings than Bath, and they are generally better made, as they were mostly … Continue reading

Cats at the Castle

Cats at the Castle

This is a pair of pics of the animals that sit on the wall round Cardiff Castle, in the centre of the city. They are wonderful, though apologies as always for my cameraphone quality. And another They were almost lost when the road they are on was widened. Thank goodness the wall and its creatures … Continue reading