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…

HOUSES, Monochrome,Knaresborough,

HOUSES: From 14th to 19th Centuries.

HOUSES: A selection of monochrome images of houses dating from the 14th century……..   ………..up to the late 19th century: Old houses which have fallen into ruin… ….. some older houses which have been well-preserved:   All these and more can be found in the  gallery below: (Please click on Read more…

KNARESBOROUGH: Castle Yorkshire

KNARESBOROUGH: A 12th Century Castle

Knaresborough Castle Knaresborough Castle in Yorkshire stands high on a cliff above the River Nidd. The castle was first built by a Norman baron in c. 1100 on a cliff above the River Nidd. There is documentary evidence dating from 1130 referring to works carried out at the castle by Henry Read more…

BARCELONA: Parc Güell monochrome textures

BARCELONA: Textures in Park Güell

Park Güell: From Private Estate to Public Park Originally planned as a private estate of houses for wealthy families, the construction of Park Güell in Barcelona began in 1900. Eusebi Güell employed Catalan architect Gaudi to draw up the plans.  Like all of Gaudi’s creations this park is on the Read more…

LOCAL PUB: The Plough at Eaves shadows telephone kiosk monochrome Black & White

LOCAL PUB: The Plough at Eaves.

An English Country Pub We have a lot of nice country pubs nearby. In fact I think we  might visit some or all of them for lunches during autumn – all for the purposes of blogging about the experience of course!  (I feel a 10-part series on “LOCAL PUBS” might Read more…

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