Stall #25

Stall #25 in one of the stables at the French National Stud in Pompadour looks just like this~:

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Letters or Numbers

Dhow #179

The wooden dhow is the traditional sea-going vessel of the Arabian Gulf. This one had been taken out of the water for maintenance in the Bateen area of Abu Dhabi.

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Numbers

Thursday Doors: Thiers – Odds

The second instalment of the doors of Thiers features those with odd numbers.

The narrow streets of the medieval centre are quite steep in parts, as you can see here:

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…and here (not so old, but just as tatty):

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Over time, street level has risen, leaving some doors with what could be desxribed as restricted access:

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I couldn’t not include this door with the adjacent mural:

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And on a hot day, this seemed like a good idea:

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Thursday Doors 1 September 2016

Weekly Photo Challenge: Numbers

Not so long ago, I posted this stark image of one of the outside-facing clocks on the Musée d’Orsay in Paris. For the latest WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge, with the theme of Numbers, here is the ornate gilded clock – roman numerals and all – that hangs over the main exhibition hall inside:

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Less conventionally, here’s another way of looking at numbers, from the old schoolroom in Montrol-Sénard:

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Numbers

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This is what passes for a licence plate around here, stencilled onto the back of the seat of an ancient and well-used tractor that belongs to the local commune.

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In response to the latest of Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenges.