OddBall on the Roof Miro Barcelona

Miró, Miró on the Roof

I was planning a post with the title “Miró, Miró on the Wall”  to show some of the fabulous tapestries and wall-hangings we saw at the  Fundació Joan Miró  last year in Barcelona. But since this is an  OddBall post, I’ve chosen these instead. After a good look around the spacious museum/gallery we went up on the Read more about Miró, Miró on the Roof[…]

A Very Musical Chair

This Very Musical Chair was, and probably still is, in the oldest surviving Music Hall IN THE WORLD.     I discovered  Glasgow’s Britannia Panopticon Music Hall a couple of years before I left Glasgow. It is being painstakingly restored by enthusiasts who also put on regular Saturday afternoon shows in true Music Hall tradition to Read more about A Very Musical Chair[…]

Dragon Rooftop Barcelona Gaudi

The Dragon’s Rooftop

The Dragon’s Rooftop is unique…and amazing …and mythical…and beautiful…..and FUN…so what could be better for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week on the topic of ROOFS . Back to Barcelona today (only on my laptop, not in person unfortunately) for some pictures from our visit to Casa Batllo. The house was designed by Catalan architect Antoni Read more about The Dragon’s Rooftop[…]

Going Green Gothic Quarter Barcelona

Going Green in Barca

Going Green in Barca I think these legs are probably green enough for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge:Light Greens. Let me know if you don’t think they are and I’ll just have to nip back to Barcelona to see if I can find anything greener……..YES PLEASE!!     Why not click on the link and see Read more about Going Green in Barca[…]

The Colour Purple

There’s a challenge for every photo and a photo for every challenge. (Well, almost all of the time) When I saw this week’s Fun Foto Challenge from Cee:Purples, I remembered these photos of Hotspur House in Manchester’s Northern Quarter. Manchester’s most characterful, independent district is a jumbled network of streets to one side of Piccadilly Gardens Read more about The Colour Purple[…]

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