Tag: Second Severn Crossing

On the naming of bridges

April 6, 2018 3 Comments
On the naming of bridges

Unsurprisingly the announcement this week by Alun Cairns, Secretary of State for Wales, that the Second Severn Crossing is to be renamed the ‘Prince of Wales Bridge’ has caused uproar. Perhaps it was intended to. Some have even suggested that the move is a dry run for the future announcement of a Welsh investiture of […]

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Gwent Coast Path, day 3

July 4, 2014 1 Comment
Gwent Coast Path, day 3

A day of dogs and bridges. Dogs first. We start from the railway station at Caldicot, three of us this time. The path to the motorway and across to the coastline is studded with notices, official and handwritten, about the absolute unacceptability of dog shit. We try to construct a history that accounts for this […]

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