Pink alley in Palma Mallorca

Palma: In the Pink Corner.

50 Shades of Pink in Palma. On our last day in the wonderful old centre of Palma, Mallorca, we spotted this cul-de-sac and just had to wander down to investigate. There is nothing remarkable about this narrow street.  Its charm lies in the fact that, whilst it is unique, it Read more…

LISBON: Tiled Underpass road transport traffic architecture

A Tuk Tuk on the Tram Tracks

Lisbon: A photographer’s dream destination. We got home yesterday from a 5-day city break to the Portuguese capital of Lisbon. It is one of the most fascinating cities I’ve ever visited, with a surprise around every corner. Lisbon is one of the oldest cities in the world, and the oldest Read more…

Exclusivity Malta IL-Mdina Silent City

Within the Walls of the Ancient Palazzo

The Maltese nobility assembles within  these walls! And how I’d love to be a fly on the wall when they do!   This ancient Palazzo in the 16th century fortified city of  Mdina, also known as the Silent City, is now a 5-star hotel called XARA PALACE. We nipped inside Read more…

Heaven's Door ilBirgu three Cities Malta valletta monochrome

Knock, Knock, Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door.

There’s not much in the Mediterranean island of Malta which isn’t ablaze with colour. This will show in all my next posts about the island. But as this week’s CFF Challenge is “All in One Colour”, here’s a few (fairly) monochromatic  iPhone shots from our trip there. We only got Read more…

Venetian Door

My photograph this week for Thursday Doors was taken in 2005, many digital cameras ago. On my trip to Venice that year I had a Sony digital camera which took a Memory Stick with a capacity of, I think, 64Mb (and that was near the top of the range !). Read more…

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