Welcome to my website. I am a medieval historian based in Wales with close links to a number of heritage and community organisations.


Latest Blog Posts

Grandparenting 2021

Seth has had a busy year in spite of lockdowns and restrictions. He likes being out in all weathers – snow rain … exploring the stream – in all weathers watching the trains... READ MORE

Llanthony – a thin place

I was supposed to be going to Capel-y-ffin, just north of Llanthony, back last January to make a radio programme about Thin Places – then the lockdown struck. We decided to have another... READ MORE

Picturesque tourism and industry: some links

These are links to the online texts that I’m using in my lecture to the Oxford House Industrial Archaeological Society Richard Warner, A Walk Through Wales  https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=AdcQh0l41XoC&printsec=frontcover#v=onepage&q&f=false (p. 232) The anonymous ‘Northern Tour,... READ MORE