Where do Victorian Chimney-Pots go when they Retire?

Question: Where do Chimney-Pots go when they Retire?  Answer: They go to a rehoming centre aka a salvage yard.   Anyone who loves rummaging around through mountains of Victoriana would think they’d died and gone to heaven in this salvage yard we visited recently. We were looking for an old, Read more…

La Pedrera: The Garden of Warriors Gaudi chimney-pots faces Barcelona

Barcelona: La Pedrera – Where Chimney-pots have Warrior Faces

Barcelona: Casa Milà (La Pedrera): Rooftop Perhaps there are lots of traditional chimney pots that look like faces, but none as can be as spectacular as those on the roof of Casa Milà (La Pedrera) in Barcelona. This modernist building in Barcelona, designed by Catalan architect Antoni Gaudi, was built Read more…

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