Cardiff’s Francis Drake and London’s Tower Bridge (1900) | John F. Wake

Francis Drake, from Cardiff, was described as a wandering lunatic by a certain court official. His behaviour was indeed strange. Police on London’s Tower Bridge saw Francis Drake, then in his thirties, take off his coat and clothes, and then climb over the parapet. He hung there by his arms some way above the murky […]

Single Most Important Moment in Grangetown’s History? | Ray Noyes

While Ray is reticent to give us just one important moment, he can give us a few: from the formation of Grangetown as a grange in the early twelfth century to the dissolution of the monasteries and confiscation of their land. The year 1857, however, was the real catalyst for Grangetown today, when Parliament permitted […]

An On-Brand Ambigram | Friday Fun

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It’s Friday, so it’s time for some fun! Every Friday we have something you to help you get rested and relaxed for the weekend, from word searches to crosswords. This one’s an ambigram, or a image which can be read in more than one way. They are typically written in calligraphic style. We’ve kept this […]