Diary: House of horror?

“Is this the unluckiest building in Britain?” ask the good people at Network Auctions. “We don’t know, why are you asking us?” Diary replies. But then we glance at the attached pics, and we fall a little bit in love with Dunbar House in Swansea. As Network puts it, the Victorian property, built in 1880 for tinplate magnet Daniel Edwards, has been “beset with bad luck since the start” after its builder went bankrupt during construction and Edwards never moved in. Its “once-glorious Gothic gables” are now derelict, and it’s one of the town’s most “at risk” properties. It