Tuesday Photo Challenge: Steep

A characteristic of the many notable medieval buildings in the Dordogne town of Sarlat is their very steep roofs. In this image of one of the churches, this steepness is exaggerated by the camera angle that’s necessary to capture the entire edifice.

Tuesday Photo Challenge: Steep

Toilet Humour

I have no explanation why this cartoon is nailed to the wall on the second floor of an old building in the town of Sarlat, and is visible only through a window on the staircase of a museum.

It is quite amusing, though, so fits Cee’s Fun ‘Foto’ Challenge theme this week of ‘funny’.

Cee’s Fun ‘Foto’ Challenge: Funny

Tuesday Photo Challenge: Hills

Frank’s theme for the Tuesday Photo Challenge this week is ‘hills’. The automatic response to this would be to post a landscape, I suppose. However, here’s a little hill  (one of many) in the centre of the town of Sarlat in the Dordogne that just makes you want to climb it – even if it’s only as far as that Pizzeria.

Tuesday Photo Challenge 27 February 2018

Mundane Monday: Bottles

I thought I’d return to the Mundane Monday Challenge hosted by trablogger.com. In a new departure, we’re to get a theme for each week, starting this time with ‘Bottles’.

This display outside a shop in Sarlat, in the Dordogne, is certainly colourful, although I prefer the colour of the bottles to their contents: an aperitif flavoured with salted caramel. I think I’ll stick to pastis, thank you very much.

Mundane Monday Challenge 1 January 2018

V is for Vase (or U is for Urn)

Detail of a Sèvres porcelain vase, on display in a museum in Sarlat. Monochrome highlights the extraordinary detail of the decoration.

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: U or V

Weekly Photo Challenge: Atop

Take a ride in the glass lift that’s now inside the bell-tower of the church and you will find yourself atop the medieval town of Sarlat, in the Dordogne, with matchless views over the tops of the old buildings:

Weekly Photo Challenge: Atop

A Nod To Escher

This photograph is of part of a ruined monastery (I think) in Sarlat, a medieval town in the Dordogne.

This week, Cee is looking for images of rocks. You could perhaps argue that these are stones rather than rocks, but what exactly is the difference between a stone and a rock?

Well, according to Wikipedia (so it must be true), stone is rock that’s had a bit of work done on it. Still made of rock though, I’d argue.

Judiciously cropped, as here, it reminded me of something that M C Escher might have produced.

stones

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Rocks