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Wroxeter Roman City

The remains of the Roman city of Viroconium can be found at Wroxeter in Shropshire. It contains one of the largest Roman architectural fragments in Britain, part of the urban baths. 261 more words

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Your chance to win a Nikon Coolpix Camera or a travel guide of your choice!

Ho ho ho!!! With the festive season quickly approaching we have teamed up with Marco Polo to show you some seasonal love and offer you the chance to win some fabulous prizes via our giveaway!  603 more words

Rocks and Minerals (Smithsonian Handbooks), by Chris Pellant: A Review

I’ve spent a lot of time in my life with a variety of different field guides, especially mineralogy field guides. In fact, I’ve already reviewed the… 553 more words

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Guidebooks and Sir Alfred Clapham

Sir Alfred (William) Clapham (1883-1950) was responsible for at least three guidebooks produced by the Ministry of Works. He was educated at Dulwich College and then worked on the Victoria History of the Counties of England (where (Sir) … 174 more words

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Guidebook Design and Caernarfon Castle

I have commented on the series of guidebooks for Caernarfon Castle elsewhere. This short video presents the sequence of guidebooks from Sir Charles Peers (for the Office of Works) to Arnold Taylor’s long-running contribution (from the Ministry of Works to Cadw). 13 more words

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Must I really though?

––– When musts outnumber wants in your wanderlust soles –––

No. I must not. Now, with the bottom line of this article all spoiled at the starting line, and the cliffhanging question unraveled in the subheading, I can merely offer you the “why” behind the “no”. 1,811 more words