A talk by Dr Linda Young held at St Fagans’ new lecture theatre gave me an insight into what she called “looking at the species of house museums.” Dr Young is the Honorary Research Fellow for Cultural Heritage and Museum … Continue reading Is there a museum in the house?
I started researching my family history almost 15 years ago and became rooted in curiosity ever since. I have yet to find a “key ancestor” I’m afraid, which is not to say I haven’t found interesting stories; I discovered that … Continue reading Welsh – Irish Viking?
Working at Amgueddfa Cymru’s History and Archaeology department over the last few months has revoked my interest in history… and even my own heritage. One of the many benefits of working in the department is being … Continue reading The treasures that lie in a biscuit tin
Over the last few months it has been hectic – apart from gaining employment elsewhere (sadly through becoming redundant) and undertaking a few online courses which I desperately need to finish, I have (along with family) been refurbishing each room … Continue reading Digging up the past…literally!
Introduction I’ve written this blog for a number of reasons; I admit that it helps with how I feel at the moment because knowing that you’re about to lose your job does obviously put a dampener on things, it’s good … Continue reading I need to see the Wizard of Jobs
Intro Having been born and bred, a resident and currently working in Merthyr Tydfil (MT), of course I’m interested in the development of the borough and in the achievements made by the people of my hometown, which is why I … Continue reading Striking it rich with Heritage and Regeneration
Communities First 2001- 2016 The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children addressed other assembly members in the Senedd saying, “I am not convinced that continuing to focus on 52 small areas is the most effective way to deliver for Wales” … Continue reading EEE – The Brand New Approach to Supporting Communities