The Green, Green Grass of Home.

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week calls for all things Green. Here are a few shots all of which were taken not too far from home, hence the corny title of this post! Some lambs and their mothers were enjoying the shade under a tree on the opposite bank of Read more…

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…

Squares within Squares.

More Square Format. I’m using square format again, this time to show pictures of squares. Square tiles showing an idyllic rural scene, contrasting with the wall of this downtown Lisbon eaterie. Square panes in a window in Ciutadella in dappled sunlight: The squares on the sails of a local icon, Read more…

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…

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