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Garden Ruins

 The one thing that I found quite amazing when we started our trip of the Outer Hebrides last year, was the amount of ruin houses that are just abandoned, and new ones built along side.   111 more words


Wish-ful Thinking on The Isle of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, Scotland

There are so many beautiful places on the Outer Hebrides, but If I could have a holiday home, although we do have one, but its on wheels, this would be the cottage, on the Isle of South Uist.   37 more words


Mississippi Unbuilt: Biloxi Lusting for Lustrons


Special to the Times Picayune

Biloxi, Miss., May 29– Approximately $1 million will be spent on construction of 67 three-bedroom units at Keesler Air Force Base, it was announced by the public information office.

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Historic Preservation

A Working Farm, Isle of Benbecula, Outer Hebrides, Scotland

The Isle of Benbecula……..well I thought I had finished posting about the Island from last years visit, but no, I didn’t even get as far as I had thought.   119 more words


Tulane BUNGALOWS exhibit enters final month

The Southeastern Architectural Archives at Tulane University’s exhibit on bungalows is coming to a close next month.  If you have not had a chance to see the exhibit and will be in New Orleans on a weekday before May 20th, it is worth stopping by.   308 more words

Historic Preservation

The Art of Thatch

While driving around at the weekend visiting churches in Cambridgeshire, I spied some lovely thatched creatures, the cottages are quite nice as well :)


Village Sign & Church - Parson Drove, Cambridgeshire

Parson Drove in Cambridgeshire, is a very long village, with an ancient church St John’s at one end, and the curious building on the village sign at the other end.   376 more words