Who makes all the custard pies then? Ever wondered who drives the trams in Lisbon? Who paints old staircases in Barcelona? Who sits in hipster coffee shops in Palma typing the next great novel? Look no further. You’ll find out the answers to these questions and more here: (please click on any image to view full-size or to start a slideshow) You can see more … Continue reading People at Work
Glass in Architecture. I so love the way a challenge gets me looking through old files, some familiar and some forgotten, and seeing them as if for the first time. I would never have grouped these four photographs together had it not been for Cee’s latest Black&White Challenge: GLASS. I spotted this glass pyramid from upstairs on an open-topped bus in Barcelona: This … Continue reading Glass in Architecture
The Lisbon Cathedral (Portuguese: Santa Maria Maior de Lisboa or Sé de Lisboa; Patriarchal Cathedral of St. Mary Major), often called simply the Sé, is a Roman Catholic church located in Lisbon, Portugal. The oldest church in the city is the see of the Archdiocese of Lisbon. Since the beginning of the construction of the cathedral, in the year 1147, the building has been modified … Continue reading Gothic Statues in Lisbon Cathedral
I’ve put together a gallery for Cee’s Black & White Challenge: Mirror Images or Reflections. Please click on any image to view full-size or to start a slideshow: Thanks for visiting MonoZone.Online Continue reading Reflections in Water
Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Ground: sand, dirt, grass, paths. I’ve put together a gallery of some well-trodden paths in the countryside of North-West England. I hope you enjoy viewing them. We certainly enjoyed walking them. Please click on any image to view full-size or for a slideshow: To see more Paths and Tracks from bloggers around the world, click on the icon below: Continue reading Countryside Paths
Through a Window. “Look through any window,yeah What do you see? Smiling faces all around, rushing through the busy town……. So sang the British group, The Hollies, in 1966 with a song that got to number 4 in our UK charts and number 32 in the American Billboard Top 40. Ah, yes….. I remember it well! It was never one of my favourites, but half … Continue reading Through a Window.
Up close to…… …….a couple of cats, a horse, a harpsichord, two lutes, a street photographer and a detail of a model of an Archimedes Screw. (and if that’s not an eclectic mix of monochromes, I don’t know what is!) Please click on any image to view full-size or for a slideshow: To see more close-ups from bloggers around the world click on … Continue reading Up Close for Close-ups