Posted on November 13, 2019
Let’s play a word association game. Last week, Frank’s theme for his Tuesday Photo Challenge was ‘steep’. What else could it be this time but ‘slope’?
The almost impossibly picturesque village of Saint Cirq Lapopie clings to a hillside near the town of Cahors, in southern France. There isn’t a level (or particularly wide) street in the place, so lots of slopes. This is probably one of the more challenging ones.
Posted on November 12, 2019
An autumn walk among the fallen leaves on the riverside path in Chiswick, west London.
Posted on November 11, 2019
The Grand Mosque in Muscat, the capital of the Sultanate of Oman, features many stained glass windows. In accordance with Islamic tradition, images are geometrical and abstract rather than featuring depictions of the human form.
#MondayWindow 11 November 2019
Posted on November 8, 2019
The River Vienne is comparatively narrow as it flows between the villages of Sainte Radegonde and St-Germain-de-Confolens and it’s crossed by a very old stone bridge. Look over the side and you’ll see that the roadway is supported on a number of pontoons, such as this one.
Posted on November 7, 2019
We’re still in Chabanais this week, for a whole row of mouldering doors in a little courtyard just next to the former Mairie.
This is the old Mairie, in its commanding position at the head of the bridge that crosses the Vienne:
But look to the right of that image. Better still, go into that little courtyard and you’ll find this little trove of very tatty doors:
Thursday Doors 7 November 2019
Posted on November 6, 2019
The glass walls of the pool produce the optical illusion that there are two performing seals earning their keep here at Taronga Zoo in Sydney.
Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Blue
Posted on November 5, 2019
A characteristic of the many notable medieval buildings in the Dordogne town of Sarlat is their very steep roofs. In this image of one of the churches, this steepness is exaggerated by the camera angle that’s necessary to capture the entire edifice.