Karen Warren

About me

I am a writer of travel articles and fiction. I have recently finished my first novel.

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The Long History of Birdoswald Roman Fort

In some ways I found Birdoswald Roman Fort the most interesting of the forts on Hadrian’s Wall. Although the remains are less extensive than those of better known sites like Housesteads or Chesters, there are other reasons to visit. Like the fact that it is set in the longest remaining stretch of…

App Review and Giveaway: GPSmyCity

I always enjoy exploring cities on foot. So I was pleased to get the chance to review a city walks app, GPSmyCity. This is a collection of apps for IOS and Android featuring walks in almost 500 cities across the world, and I was about to road test the app…

Making Connections: Lanercost Priory and Hadrian’s Wall

Apart from their location in the far north of England, there is no obvious connection between Cumbria’s Lanercost Priory and the nearby Hadrian’s Wall. After all, Lanercost Priory was not built until the 12th century, long after the Romans had left Britain and their wall had started to crumble. But…

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