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Browsing Posts published in January, 2015



Llandogo, Monmouthshire, Wales

This evening, I am posting information on the village of Llandogo which is located in Monmouthshire, Wales.

Llandogo is built on hillside terraces in the Wye Valley overlooking the River Wye and across into the Forest of Dean. Population is about 550.

Read more on Visit Llandogo, Visit Wales…



Anstruther, Fife, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on the popular seaside village of Anstruther which is located in the East Neuk of Fife in the east of Scotland, about 10 miles south of St. Andrews and directly opposite North Berwick across the Firth of Forth in East Lothian.

Read more on Visit Anstruther, Visit Scotland’s Fife Coast…



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This morning I visited an important example of Glasgow’s architectural heritage as manifested in Millbrae Crescent, Langside.

Millbrae Crescent, which dates from 1876-1877, is associated with famous Glaswegian architect, Alexander ‘Greek’ Thomson (1817-1875) who is acknowledged by many as the greatest architect of Victorian Glasgow and perhaps the greatest mind in Scottish Architecture. He acquired the nickname ‘Greek’ because of his belief that the architecture of the ancient Greeks could be the basis of modern architecture. However, Thomson never actually visited Greece and seldom left Glasgow.

Read more on Visit Millbrae Crescent, Visit Glasgow’s Architecture…