Knaresborough Castle Knaresborough Castle in Yorkshire stands high on a cliff above the River Nidd. The castle was first built by a Norman baron in c. 1100 on a cliff above the River Nidd. There is documentary evidence dating from 1130 referring to works carried out at the castle by Henry I. In the 1170s Hugh Read more about KNARESBOROUGH: A 12th Century Castle[…]
Indoor Walkways. Everything from a stairway built for the Knights Templar in a 16th century fort….. ……to an ultra-modern escalator in a shopping centre…. and a few things in-between. Please click on any image to view full-size or for a slideshow: To see more walkways, visit Cee’s Black & White Challenge.
A bird on the head…… ……..is worth two on the bench …..but only in Barcelona. Can you spot the keyhole on this door? And a couple of secret panels? I wasn’t the only one in the Gothic Quarter that day photographing doors for Norm’s Thursday Doors. Perhaps Norm knows who this is. Perhaps Read more about Thursday Doors: A Bird on the Head.[…]
Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter: A Door-Lover’s Paradise. Here are a few more of the doors I snapped on my iPhone whilst wandering around Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter. (All pictures taken on iPhone 6sPlus and edited on iPhone or iPad using SNAPSEED) To see more from Door Lovers around the world head to Norm’s Read more about BARCELONA: More Doors in the Gothic Quarter[…]
WALLS MAY HAVE EARS……. ……but…… ……DOORS HAVE EYES. Well, they do in Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter. And they are watching YOU! This first door looks like a very big door indeed. And it has big eyes to match, making it “all the better to see you with, my dear”. Look closely at the two panels Read more about BARCELONA: Where Doors have Eyes![…]