Monday Window: Derelict house, Cahors

This derelict building in the medieval centre of the town of Cahors, in southern France, still has stained glass in its upper part, which gives some indication of how grand it must once have been. #MondayWindow.

#MondayWindow 4 November 2019

Monday Window: The Church at St-Martial-sur-Isop

I’ve just heard about the #MondayWindow challenge that’s being hosted by Ludwig Keck.

Here is my initial contribution – a stained glass window high up on the wall of the old church in the nearby village of Saint-Martial-sur-Isop.

Monday Window 14 October 2019

Three windows

While in the great cathedral of Cahors, my eye was drawn to these three stained glass windows and their juxtaposition with the curve of the dome

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Threes

Window Shopping

The town of Thiers, in the Auvergne region, is known as the cutlery centre of France. It’s not surprising, therefore, that there are quite a few window displays like this one:

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Through A Window

Tuesday Photo Challenge: Broken

Still away from base, so for Frank’s Tuesday Photo Challenge this week it’s another dig into the archives to match his theme of ‘Broken’.

I must say, this is one of my favourite photos – a broken cartwheel seen through the window of the blacksmith’s shop in the nearby ‘living museum’ village of Montrol-Sénard. The blurring of the ancient glass and the spiders’ webs gives the image an other-worldly atmosphere.

Tuesday Photo Challenge: Broken

Weekly Photo Challenge: Windows

This essentially unexciting window in the centre of the town of Aubusson comes to life thanks to its freshly-painted, vibrant red shutters.

Weekly Photo Challenge: Windows

Mundane? Webs

A sure sign that a building is unoccupied is to look for spiders’ webs. It doesn’t take long for the spiders to reclaim their territory, as in this window in the medieval back streets of Confolens. To judge from the old stickers, this particular place was last owned or run by a motor mechanic (although obviously not a medieval one).

webs

Mundane Mondays