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Diving into History: Roman Stone Carrier

The glorious marble monuments of Greece and Rome are architectural masterpieces to be sure, but they are also great feats of engineering and logistics. After spending the last four years excavating the wreck of a first-century B.C. 265 more words

Marine Archaeology

Pillar 12: invasion

Commemorative pillar, Fishguard, Pembrokeshire

Marking the bicentenary of the little-known Last Invasion of Britain in 1797, during the Napoleonic Wars, via the far west corner of Wales; the Welsh, translated, means ‘invasion of the French’



My feet really ache after any long hill walk.  Sometimes the following morning I can’t even stand up they are so painful.  So, in June I sought professional advice and went to see a podiatrist. 203 more words


Great Gable and Pillar

Sunday, 24 August 2014
4970ft/1210m ascent
Trail 100 #45 & # 46
Wainwright #162, #163, #164 & #165

The Mosedale Horseshoe is recognised as a tough walk over some of the roughest mountain terrain.   223 more words


Port Pillar

The water front here is interesting for the Chinese fishing nets that have been constructed along the coast.

The inscription on the column records that it was erected on 17 October 1890 by JE Winkler, Port Officer. 36 more words