Posted on December 27, 2020
A few miles outside the town of Beverley, in Yorkshire, is this entrance to an old house standing in its own grounds.
Posted on December 21, 2020
There’s a grand old house, furnished in period fashion, in the middle of Sarlat, a medieval town in the Dordogne départèment of south-west France.
Posted on December 20, 2020
The penultimate week of the Smartphone Challenge has the topic of ‘food’.
There’s a (relatively) new boulangerie/patisserie in the village. The baguettes are great, as are the quiches, and last week I tried, for the first time, their Rhum Baba – with overtones of Black Forest Gateau.
It was amazing – even better than it looked. Shouldn’t be allowed.
52WeekSmartphoneChallenge: 51 Food
Posted on December 18, 2020
For Cee’s Midweek Madness Challenge this week, we are invited to draw inspiration from an image posted by guest host Rita. Her photograph includes some flags, so here are three colourful banners spotted during a summer festival in the Auvergne city of Thiers.
Posted on December 16, 2020
Round here, if you want some holly for a seasonal decoration, you just have to go and collect some from the hedgerows.
Posted on December 14, 2020
Another unloved old window from the back streets of Bellac.
Posted on December 13, 2020
The characteristic appearance of the Romanesco displays the classic pattern of a Fibonnaci sequence.
52WeekSmartphoneChallenge: 50 Patterns
Posted on December 11, 2020
The opulent design of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi incorporates quantities of gold leaf.
Posted on December 9, 2020
A clear contrast between calm and turbulent waters at the weir on the River Vienne in Chabanais.