Category Archives: History

2014: The beginning of a Religious War of Ideas?


This month has seen the 100th Anniversary of the beginning of the First World War, the conflict that was supposed to end all wars. Unfortunately, it never did – as we well know. Here in 2014,  a century on, we again face the … Continue reading

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Reflection on Strong Leadership


A conversation with my dad’s partner the other day got me thinking. This was something I didn’t realise, but apparently there was a difference of opinion between General Charles De Gaulle and his allies prior to the D-Day Landings of … Continue reading

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Check out this great little blog!


A quick post here! The writer of this wonderful little blog entitled ‘Sir Gawain’s World’ (a fellow WordPresser) has done me the great honour of including one of my previous location features on his blog about Castell Dolbadarn (featuring YouTube … Continue reading

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Dinas Emrys – I feel very flattered!


I have great cause to feel flattered today. Why? I was checking through my YouTube account and decided to look on the stats for some of my past videos to see how they have performed. I was rather thrilled to … Continue reading

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New series of Location Features: (1) Llyn Padarn, Llanberis


Hi! Owen Law back again with another series of location features. Last week, myself and my partner where holidaying again in ‘God’s Country’, i.e. North Wales, and this gave me another opportunity to do some more Flip filming. Now, I … Continue reading

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Bin Laden Dead


At last, America has eliminated the world’s most wanted man. Not before time, many of us are thinking. It sure is a welcome boost for the US and its President. But what are the potential ramifications of the death of … Continue reading

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Location Feature: Attingham Park (Part 5)


Here’s the final of the Location Features at Attingham Park. This time, we’re inside the woodland itself on one of the park trails. Again, this was shot during the autumn, just as the trees were starting to turn golden. The … Continue reading

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Location Feature Special – The Inner Courtyard at Attingham


Apologies, I’ve had a two day rest from the blog. Christmas is a busy time, I’m afraid! Anyway, to make up here’s short video feature – fortunately with no yakking from me either! In light of this, I obviously need … Continue reading

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Location Feature: Attingham Park (Part 4)


Welcome to the fourth location feature for Dragon Line, again at Attingham Park. Here, we’ve got another panoramic view in the park which also looks back towards the house itself. Its a pretty picturesque view, made even better given that … Continue reading

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Location Feature: Attingham Park (Part 3)


Welcome to part 3 of the Attingham Park location feature. On this post, I’ve included some footage inside the deer park itself. The prominent hill in the background is that old stalwart for Proud Salopians like myself, the Wrekin. Whenever … Continue reading

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