How to recycle an old fishing boat.
The Holy Island of Lindisfarne, commonly known as either Holy Island or Lindisfarne, is a tidal island off the northeast coast of England.
Holy Island has a recorded history from the 6th century AD; it was an important centre of Celtic Christianity
After the Viking invasions and the Norman Conquest of England , a priory was reestablished. A small castle was built on the island in 1550–Wikipedia
I spent a week there on retreat last November. I had another couple of trips booked there for this year. Hopefully when things settle down I will be able to visit again.
In the meantime, here’s a look at how the islanders recycle their old (upturned) fishing boats. You can see the castle in the background:
Don’t you just love the brand new door on this “shabby chic” one…..
…….and the unusual fit of this door…(with the ruins of the priory in the background) :
The peeling paint on this one’s door contrasts nicely with its newly fitted shiny roof:
If you were wondering what the little sign on the blue door says:
I must look out some more door pictures from Lindisfarne for my next post on Thursday Doors. I’m sure I must have some of cottage doors and church doors and village hall doors and….. and……