Outside the Notaire’s

These brass plaques can be seen outside the offices of Notaires (public notaries) all over France. However, they’re not all as aesthetically framed against a rough-cast wall as this one, in Confolens.

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Textures

Beware of low-flying motorbikes

There’s a bikers’ hotel in the nearby village of Bussière-Poitevine. With this sign hanging from the wall, it’s hard to miss

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Signs

This way to the dumpster

This hand-made – and most definitely unofficial – signpost in the city of Cahors, in southern France, points the way to a number of exotic locations. And Brussels.

However, the most practical pointer is probably the one which shows the way to the nearest benne à ordures: the garbage dumpster.

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Signs

Weekly Photo Challenge: Smile

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.

Weekly Photo Challenge: Smile

Weekly Photo Challenge: Silence

This weathered sign can be found in the nearby open-air memorial of Oradour-sur Glane, a village where over 600 inhabitants – mostly women and children – were massacred by German troops in June 1944.

Weekly Photo Challenge: Silence

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