How To Foil A Cat

A smart way for the staff of the Botanical Gardens in Sydney to protect the trunk of this tree from the unwanted attentions of cats:

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Cee’s Oddball Photo Challenge: 2016 Week 29

The Story Behind A Door: What’s with the feathers?

Thanks to the Thursday Doors weekly challenge hosted by Norm, I’m always on the lookout for the unusual when it comes to those moving structures that allow or bar access or egress to an enclosed space (don’t you just love Wikipedia?). This one seems to be particularly suitable for the latest WordPress Discover challenge.

At first glance, this doorway in Loches is nice enough, without being anything out of the ordinary…

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…but who stuck all these pigeon feathers in the doorframe? And, more to the point, why? Who knows the story behind this particular door?

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Discover Challenges – Door