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…

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…

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Animals

I’ve encountered some beautiful animals recently when I’ve been out and about in the countryside. Here are a of a few of them: You’ll find lots more photographs of animals this week at Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Animals.

Upstairs and Downstairs in Palma

Steps and Stairs in Palma Old Town The Old Town in Palma, capital of the Mediterranean island of Majorca, is a photographer’s paradise. Whilst not everyone who visits Palma comes home with scores of pictures of steps, stairs, doors, rusty hinges and so on, I suspect that some of you Read more…

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