Posted on May 6, 2021
Our house, and its attached barns, are well over two hundred years old and appear to have been continuously occupied – or, at the very least, actively utilised – for that entire period. It’s hardly surprising, therefore, that every so often a n ancient and forgotten artefact turns up somewhere.
This old key is one of the latest to appear. If it hasn’t aged well it’s certainly rusted in a visually interesting manner.
Posted on August 21, 2019
Frank’s challenge this week has the theme of key. Rather rarer than the locks or keyholes that they marry up with, but I did find this impressive set, which must once have belonged to the chatelaine, in an old house in the Dordogne which is now a museum.
Posted on April 4, 2018
Should you ever find yourself in the town of Saint-Junien and need to have a new key cut, this is the place you’re looking for.
Posted on April 6, 2017
‘Security’ is generally a serious subject, so all the more reason to allow a little levity sometimes when dealing with it.
This sign can be found outside a chandlery (and key-cutting) shop in the town of St-Junien, in the Haute-Vienne département of France.