These shoes were displayed in a glass case alongside a Bishop’s lace under-gown in the museum of Ciutadella Cathedral. They are made of silk and are hand-embroidered. He seems to have had small feet. I found more up-to-date footwear in an independent shop in the Yorkshire village of Hebden Bridge: I wonder if the owner of this well-used walking boot ever came back to Borrowdale … Continue reading The Bishop’s Best Shoes and other Footwear.
The Dragon Gate. This magnificent wrought-iron gate designed by Antoni Gaudi was his first commission for Count Güell. Continue reading A Dragon at the Gate.
Street photography from Palma, Majorca. Images ©HelenBushe Taken with iPhone 8plus and processed on iPad using Lightroom Thanks to Cee for her Black & White Challenge: Candid Shots. Continue reading Candid: Three Scoops in a Tub, Please.
“Magic Lives in Curves, not Angles” – Mason Cooley. Monochrome images of magical curves in Barcelona. Continue reading Magic Lives in Curves, not Angles
You can meet and chat with all sorts of farm animals when you’re on a local lockdown walk. Continue reading CB&W: Two Calves and a Donkey.
Empty Seats at the Gastro-Pub during Lockdown. Monochrome images of UK “Pub of the Year 2020”, Lancashire’s Cartford Inn. Continue reading Empty Seats at the Gastro-Pub during Lockdown.
Street Photography: Music for Dancing in the Streets. Continue reading Music for Dancing in the Streets.
Patterns in Nature. A Gallery of macro monochrome images showcasing the beauty of the insect world. Continue reading Patterns in Nature.
This post was inspired by Cee’s Black & White Challenge: Things made from Wood. Please click on any image to view full-size or to begin slideshow: Continue reading Wooden Jetties, Boardwalks and a Pier.
This light is typical of street-lighting in Lisbon: As is this in Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter: Valetta still has some street lamps like these, especially close to its numerous churches: And this last one I took for (in colour) for the section on prayer and meditation on our new church website: This post was inspired by Cee’s Black & White Challenge: Lighting of Any Kind. Continue reading Lighting.