Tag Archives: Council

THE PRICE OF PROGRESS

It always saddens me when iconic buildings with historical significance are destroyed. That sadness is compounded, however, when said buildings also have a personal connection to either myself, or to somebody I know, or have known. A case in point

GLAMORGAN FARM SCHOOL

The Glamorgan (or Glamorganshire) Reformatory for Boys was established in 1858 in premises at Hawdref Ganol, a few miles to the west of Neath. The site eventually proved to be too wild and inaccessible so more convenient premises were found

THE ICELANDIC WAY

After the 2008 financial crisis put an end to Iceland’s banking system and previous government, the country’s original constitution – created in 1944 – was deemed antiquated. The country named 25 citizens as a Constitutional Council and were asked to