Category Archives: ruins


Not a chess term – just a few lovely days checking out Welsh castles.  Here is a taster or two…   OK, so Hay on Wye is a bit of a cheat – but it has been jumping in and … Continue reading

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Four more to enjoy

Here are some more delights for your delectation – as OV and I spend part of today examining our ash trees for ‘ash die back disease’ 😦 ‘ And, just in case you are in any doubt, yes, I love … Continue reading

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A ‘ruined’ holiday… with books!

We were blown all the way to Northumbria – gale force winds swept us up the western side of Britain and, at the end of our break, fell away to a gentle breeze, allowing us to return by the more … Continue reading

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