Wrapping Up Wales


Museum Day The National Museum Cardiff, part of the National Museum Wales “network”, has a rather nice set of exhibits in the areas of art, natural history and human history.  We managed to stroll through just about all of the rooms, though we spent the most time in certain areas.  Since admission is free, it’s…

The Pierhead Building


Completed in 1897, the terracotta Pierhead Building was originally the new headquarters for the Bute Dock Company, which became the Cardiff Railway Company that same year.  Cardiff was one of the world’s busiest ports during this era, with coal being one of the most lucrative exports.  In the 1920s the Cardiff Railway Co was taken…

All Of Time And All Of Space…


Well you can’t quite visit all of time and all of space, but The Doctor Who Experience in Cardiff, Wales is about as close as you can get.  Our daughter is a major Whovian and her mother and I are also big fans.  So there was little question that we would pay a visit to…