Curves and Arches at Salford Quays.

Salford Quays – a Major Urban Regeneration Project. By day or by night the architecture and engineering at Salford Quays provide a feast for the eyes. The area is near the end of the Manchester Ship Canal and was the site of the former Manchester Docks. These docks were the Read more…

Roofs: from Lisbon’s Red Tiles to Oxford’s Spires.

………..from the roofs of Valletta dating back to the times of the Knights Templar………… to the modern roof on Lisbon’s Oriente Train Station….. ………..from a tiled roof on an electricity substation in Menorca…………to a shelter in our local park. I’ll leave you to guess which is which! Please click on Read more…

Lisbon: Tiles, Tiles, Tiles.

In the European city of Lisbon, capital of Portugal, there are tiles everywhere. Look up, look down, look to the side and you’re bound to see tiles. You’ll even be walking on them! I’ve put together a gallery of just a very few of the tiles I spotted on our Read more…

Pairs in Squares

iPhoneography: Pairs in Squares. While having a quick flick through some holiday pics on my iPhone, I noticed these which were all taken in the same hour one morning in Valletta. Not only do they all show pairs, they’re also in square format, so no problems thinking of a title Read more…

Empty Chairs in the Cathedral.

Empty Chairs in Lisbon Cathedral The Lisbon Cathedral, often called simply the Sé, is a Roman Catholic church located in Lisbon, Portugal. The oldest church in the city is the see of the Archdiocese of Lisbon. Since the beginning of the construction of the cathedral, in the year 1147, the building Read more…

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