Bussière-Poitevine is a sizeable village about a fifteen minute drive from here at Tranquility Base. From our perspective it’s probably most notable for being the location of the charity shop where Madame volunteers and having a boulangerie that produces indecently good patisserie.
But it also has many interesting doors, as I discovered on a recent doorscursion and as you will over the next few weeks.
Although there are more independent commercial premises still operating in Bussière than in many other similar-sized villages here in rural France, there are even more that have fallen by the wayside, such as this garage mechanic:
Next door to that is another unused door. Strictly speaking, you can only see the shutter, but the colour is very striking:
Trade here was once, of course, primarily agricultural, which explains the many barn doors to be found, even in the heart of the village. Some are in a rather better state than others:
Finally for this week, I have no explanation of what could once have lain behind this very small door in the corner of an old house:
Thursday Doors 12 September 2019