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…

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…

Open Doors for Thursday Doors in Barcelona

The Door to the Zone of Hope is Open.

Open Doors in Barcelona. The door to the Zone of Hope was open when we passed by…….. Why didn’t we go straight in?  We were en route for a pastry and a coffee. When we passed by an hour or so later, the door was closed. We’d missed our one Read more…

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