Royal Botanical Gardens – Edinburgh

Excerpt from the book Travels through History : Northern Ireland and Scotland  Belfast and the Causeway Coast has been rated best region in the world to visit in 2018 by Lonely Planet. In September 2017, Scotland was voted the most beautiful country in the world by a respected travel company, Rough Guides. ========== The original Edinburgh Botanical Garden wasContinue reading “Royal Botanical Gardens – Edinburgh”

V&A to open new galleries for photos acquired from Bradford museum

Museum’s expansion was prompted by controversial procurement of famous Royal Photographic Society collection

The Royal Exhibition building of ‘Marvellous Melbourne’: a history of cities in 50 buildings, day 10

Is there a more glorious symbol of Melbourne’s transition from sleepy provincial town to world-focused metropolis … and of its historic rivalry with Sydney?