In the sixteenth century, a group of mirror makers from Murano, an island in the Venetian lagoon, left for a new life after their previously exclusive trade began to decline. 147 more words
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For most of us, the Packard name has one of two associations. Many of us from the Mahoning Valley attended concerts or other events, including productions of the Kenley Players, at the Packard Music Hall in Warren. 598 more words
An icon of Philadelphia’s industrial history closes
Building B (left) and Building A (right) viewed from the east on Delaware Ave.
Approaching Philadelphia’s Delaware Avenue from the west on Spring Garden Street… 1,433 more words
I’ve always been aware that there were Roman remains at Caerleon but somehow never managed to get there, so when I heard about a day out in South Wales with Bristol Bloggers which combined Caerleon with a canal walk, I jumped at the chance, and if the weather forecast wasn’t the best, all ten of us, kitted out in boots and waterproofs, laughed in the face of storm Jorge – who miraculously took the hint and left us almost unscathed! 560 more words