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![…]
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 Top Ten List in all Read more about BARCELONA: Textures in Park Güell[…]
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 a lot! I took these Read more about iPhoneography: Manchester in Monochrome[…]
I hope you’ll agree there are plenty of signs here for this week’s Black & White Photo Challenge :Signs Thanks as always to Cee for her Black & White Challenge.
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 us is that this medieval Read more about LISBON: Red Doors in Castelo São Jorge.[…]