An Old Bible in a 1000-year-old Church.

Last week I posted about visiting Stydd Chapel near the village of Ribchester in Lancashire. (see below for link) This tiny chapel dates back almost 1000 years, to the days of the Knights Hospitallers. The bible on the lectern isn’t as old, but worth a closer look: Viewed from the Read more…

Red door furniture in Old Lisbon Street

An Old Red Door in Lisbon.

It’s been while since I posted on Norm’s Thursday Doors. Its not that I haven’t been photographing doors; far from it!  On my trips this year I’ve come back with hundreds of pictures to delight the door-lover in me.  I should have stockpiled enough to last me through winter when Read more…

Almudaina Palace 8Palma Mallorca Empty Chairs

Empty Chairs 2: Almudaina Palace.

Empty Chairs in the Royal Palace. The Royal Palace of La Almudaina in Palma. Originally built as an Arab fortress, the palace became the official  residence of the Mallorcan Royal Family at the beginning of the 14th Century under the reign of King Jaume II. Nowadays, during the annual summer Read more…

Pink alley in Palma Mallorca

Palma: In the Pink Corner.

50 Shades of Pink in Palma. On our last day in the wonderful old centre of Palma, Mallorca, we spotted this cul-de-sac and just had to wander down to investigate. There is nothing remarkable about this narrow street.  Its charm lies in the fact that, whilst it is unique, it Read more…

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