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…

Fire Hydrants can be Fun!

Along with doors and their hinges, and windows with their lace curtains, I can’t resist photographing fun fire hydrants when I encounter them on my travels. Thank goodness for WordPress, for my blogging friends and followers and for Cee for her challenge this week CFFC: Fire Hydrants. This challenge gives 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…

LISBON green doors and furniture in old town Thursday doors

LISBON: Green Doors and their Furniture.

LISBON: A Doorlover’s Paradise.   For this week’s Thursday Doors I’ve put together a gallery of a few of Lisbon’s green doors and their furniture. I love the combination of old doors and their new (or not so new) door furniture. (Green Door?   I think I know a song Read more…

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