Stacked chairs

The centre of social life in our nearest village is the salle polyvalente – in effect, the local village hall. It hosts all kinds of meeting and functions and its furniture – including these remarkably uncomfortable chairs – are stacked neatly in another building, just behind the salle itself.

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Tables and chairs

Take a Pew

Take a pew? Somebody’s taken all of them from this church in Confolens and replaced them with chairs.

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Seating

Prelude to Prizegiving

These rows of plastic chairs were set out for the prize-giving ceremony at the Doué La Fontaine roses festival. We didn’t stay for that, but as the proceedings were scheduled to start during France’s World Cup semi-final match, I suspect that quite a few of them stayed empty.

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Chairs


At a fête des fleurs in Magnac-Laval earlier this year, I couldn’t help noticing the shadow thrown by the back of this old chair, which presumably began life (quite a long time ago) somewhere on the Paris Metro. The weatherbeaten textures suit monochrome quite well.


Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Any Seating, Including Tables and Chairs