BARCELONA: Parc Güell monochrome textures

BARCELONA: Textures in Park Güell

Park Güell: From Private Estate to Public Park Originally planned as a private estate of houses for wealthy families, the construction of Park Güell in Barcelona began in 1900. Eusebi Güell employed Catalan architect Gaudi to draw up the plans.  Like all of Gaudi’s creations this park is on the Read more…

LOCAL PUB: The Plough at Eaves shadows telephone kiosk monochrome Black & White

LOCAL PUB: The Plough at Eaves.

An English Country Pub We have a lot of nice country pubs nearby. In fact I think we  might visit some or all of them for lunches during autumn – all for the purposes of blogging about the experience of course!  (I feel a 10-part series on “LOCAL PUBS” might Read more…

Underneath the Arches St Peter's Square Manchester monochrome Black & White Challenge snapped Hueless

iPhoneography: Manchester in Monochrome

iPhoneography in Manchester When we went to Manchester yesterday I had to choose between packing either my camera or a raincoat as both wouldn’t fit into my uncharacteristically smart(ish) little shoulder bag. As this is summer and we are talking MANCHESTER, the raincoat took precedence. And yes, it rained rather Read more…

RUFFORD: Great Hall, Lancashire, 1530, 16th century, timber tudor medieval monochrome Black&White Challenge

RUFFORD OLD HALL: Built of Wood in the 16th Century

Rufford: The Great Hall Rufford Old Hall is a National Trust Property in Rufford, Lancashire. Built in 1530 for Sir Robert Hesketh, only the Great Hall (pictured here) survives from the original structure.   Like many places in this part of Lancashire, Rufford Hall has its fair share of ghosts. Read more…

Castelo São Jorge lisbon red door entrance

LISBON: Red Doors in Castelo São Jorge.

 Red Doors in St George’s Castle. Castelo de São Jorge (Saint George’s Castle) is a Moorish castle occupying a commanding hilltop overlooking the historic centre of the Portuguese city of Lisbon and Tagus River. The strongly fortified citadel dates from medieval period of Portuguese history. –wiki. What Wikipedia doesn’t tell Read more…

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