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Rest In Peace Ianto Jones

Ianto Jones was a character in the BBC sci-fi series Torchwood, who was killed off during the mini-series “Children of Earth” in 2009. This gated area on the shoreline at Mermaid Quay in Cardiff Bay was used as one of the entrances to the secret Torchwood headquarters; when I visited in 2011, this array of […]

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Mermaid Quay, Cardiff

Ianto Jones was a character in the BBC sci-fi series Torchwood, who was killed off during the mini-series "Children of Earth" in 2009. This gated area on the shoreline at Mermaid Quay in Cardiff Bay was used as one of the entrances to the secret Torchwood headquarters; when I visited in 2011, this array of […]

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Mermaid Quay, Cardiff

Ianto Jones was a character in the BBC sci-fi series Torchwood, who was killed off during the mini-series "Children of Earth" in 2009. This gated area on the shoreline at Mermaid Quay in Cardiff Bay was used as one of the entrances to the secret Torchwood headquarters; when I visited in 2011, this array of […]

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Mermaid Quay, Cardiff

Ianto Jones was a character in the BBC sci-fi series Torchwood, who was killed off during the mini-series "Children of Earth" in 2009. This gated area on the shoreline at Mermaid Quay in Cardiff Bay was used as one of the entrances to the secret Torchwood headquarters; when I visited in 2011, this array of […]

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Mermaid Quay, Cardiff

Ianto Jones was a character in the BBC sci-fi series Torchwood, who was killed off during the mini-series "Children of Earth" in 2009. This gated area on the shoreline at Mermaid Quay in Cardiff Bay was used as one of the entrances to the secret Torchwood headquarters; when I visited in 2011, this array of […]

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Mermaid Quay, Cardiff

Ianto Jones was a character in the BBC sci-fi series Torchwood, who was killed off during the mini-series "Children of Earth" in 2009. This gated area on the shoreline at Mermaid Quay in Cardiff Bay was used as one of the entrances to the secret Torchwood headquarters; when I visited in 2011, this array of […]

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Mermaid Quay, Cardiff

Ianto Jones was a character in the BBC sci-fi series Torchwood, who was killed off during the mini-series "Children of Earth" in 2009. This gated area on the shoreline at Mermaid Quay in Cardiff Bay was used as one of the entrances to the secret Torchwood headquarters; when I visited in 2011, this array of […]

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Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff

The windows on the front of this theatre, arts and conference centre, opened for the Millennium near the old dockside in Wales’ capital, form the poetic line "Creu Gwir fel gwydr o ffwrnais awen": Welsh for "Creating truth like glass from the furnace of inspiration". To the right of the Welsh words are an English […]

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The Water Tower, Cardiff Bay

Sadly, the water was turned off when I visited and so the reflective surface wasn’t, well, wet. Looked cool anyway. Best known from the Doctor Who and Torchwood t.v. programmes by BBC Wales.

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Visiting Torchwood

Having made good time during a cross-Britain drive a few weeks ago, I stopped off at Cardiff to stretch my legs and visit spots well-known to fans of Doctor Who and Torchwood in Cardiff Bay.

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Visiting Torchwood

Having made good time during a cross-Britain drive a few weeks ago, I stopped off at Cardiff to stretch my legs and visit spots well-known to fans of Doctor Who and Torchwood in Cardiff Bay. The whole area is new to me, having been developed over the past twelve years: well after I used to […]

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Cardiff Bay, Wales

A quick visit to the area of Wales’ capital city where Doctor Who is filmed by BBC Wales.

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Cardiff Bay, Wales

A quick visit to the area of Wales’ capital city where Doctor Who is filmed by BBC Wales.

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Cardiff Bay, Wales

A quick visit to the area of Wales’ capital city where Doctor Who is filmed by BBC Wales.

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