Tuesdays of Texture: Toadstool

This toadstool was growing recently n the same log as the fungus I showed last week – and I’m indebted to Narami for enlightening me as to what it might have been:

Tuesdays of Texture 19 September 2017

Tuesdays of Texture: Fungi

I’m not exactly sure what this is, but it’s growing on a log in my garden. (The artful  little splashes of blue are from the wisteria growing above it.)

Tuesdays of Texture 12 September 2017

Tuesdays of Texture: Prie-Dieu

This old and worn ‘prie-dieu’ (prayer stool) at the Abbaye de La Réau could probably do with being re-upholstered, but meanwhile it shows some interesting textures:

Tuesdays of Texture 29 August 2017

Tuesdays of Texture: The Wall

A rather different perspective – from a roof terrace – of the cloister of the Cistercian Abbey of Noirlac:

Tuesdays of Texture 22 April 2017

Tuesdays of Texture: Gladiator

Waiting for the start of a gladiatorial display at the Cassinomagus archaeological site.

Tuesdays of Texture 15 August 2017

Tuesdays of Texture: Ruined Abbey

This partly overgrown double arched window can be found at the medieval Franciscan Abbaye de la Réau in the Vienne département of France. It looks like it’s had some restoration work done on it, but there’s a long way to go.

Tuesdays of Texture 8 August 2017

Tuesdays of Texture: Wild Flowers

This year, we (which is to say Madame) sowed a mix of bee-friendly wild flowers in a couple of our raised beds. The bees certainly like them and it’s interesting to see some flowers that I certainly haven’t encountered before – like this colourful and very bristly specimen.

Tuesdays of Texture 1 August 2017