Weekly Photo Challenge: Cheeky

This sign on a door in a waiting room of a French hospital is cheeky enough to tell it like it really is:

Weekly Photo Challenge: Cheeky


Tuesday Photo Challenge: Signs

Normally, I’m not a great one for visiting garden centres, but whoever runs this one, near my parents’ house in the UK, obviously has a sense of humour.

Tuesday Photo Challenge: Signs

Lawyers With A Heart?

Cee’s challenge this week is to post an image of a sign.

I spotted this outside the offices of a firm of advocates in Confolens, just at the right time of day to get the interesting shadow.

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Signs

Tuesdays of Texture: Boulangerie

This shop sign provides an attractive juxtaposition of textures with the wall on which it is set, above a boulangerie (bakery) in the town of St Junien.

To put it into context, here is the street view:

Tuesdays of Texture 25 April 2017

Weekly Photo Challenge: Security

‘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.

Weekly Photo Challenge: Security

Weekly Photo Challenge: Names

M Guillaumont, the lawyer of Thiers (a large town in the Auvergne region of France), certainly wanted to make sure that his clients knew exactly where to find his chambers:

“in the small courtyard, on the first floor up the spiral staircase”


Weekly Photo Challenge: Names

Mundane: But Who Will Frame The Framers?

The’Mundane Mondays’ Challenge asks us either to find a kind of beauty in, or find a beautiful frame for, the commonplace. This one might be a bit off-piste, as it were, but for a challenge where framing is important I couldn’t resist this sign, outside a picture-framer’s workshop (‘encadrerie’) in the village of Gargilesse, in central France.


Mundane Mondays