Cathays Park

Autumn colour

A return to Bute Park

With the autumn colours beginning, it’s logical to return to Bute Park which has a fantastic collection of trees to capture the changes. But there are other things to see as well, including this cormorant drying its wings in the middle of the River Taff upstream of the National/Millennium Stadium (or whatever it’s called now). …

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Unity and patriotism - Cymru am byth

Cathays Park in detail

I never realised the stark symbolism in the statue that stands on the left-hand side of the Glamorgan Building – the former HQ of Glamorgan County Council, when that county still existed. The front side shows roman gods and goddesses (lords and ladies) – the wealthy in other words – and behind, hidden from view …

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Temple of Peace

Visiting familiar places with a different set of eyes

“This week’s photo shoot is Cathays Park”. Now what was I going to take a picture of that I didn’t know everything about already. The theme is “architecture” or “architectural detail”. Well that helps a little to focus the mind, I suppose. Anyway, as always, once I got my head in the right space, I …

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