The view from Clitheroe Castle. The medieval Keep of Clitheroe Castle has dominated the skyline of this Lancashire town for over 800 years. These pictures show the view of the town and surrounding countryside from the viewpoint of the castle. To see more variations on this theme from bloggers worldwide, head over to Cee’s Black & White Challenge: Unusual Perspective. Thank you for … Continue reading Unusual Perspective: Looking down on the Town.
From a medieval music score to a busker in Barcelona to a Victorian Opera House……. ……….are all here in my submission this week for Cee’s Black & White Challenge: Anything related to Music. First up is a medieval music score displayed in a glass case in Palma Cathedral: Perhaps these old tunes could be sung in Buxton’s Opera House…… ……or strummed on one of these … Continue reading Music in Monochrome.
Where would you like to sit? At Ruskin’s View in Kirkby Lonsdale? : In a narrow street in Lisbon’s Alfama district? You’ll have to wait as they haven’t opened up yet : Perhaps you’d like a beer at a country pub in the Lake District? ….. ………or maybe coffee and cake at the Wolfhouse Gallery Coffeeshop? : There’s a couple … Continue reading Empty Seating.
Circles & Curves Cee’s Black & White Challenge: Circles & Curves In this gallery of circular or curvy things, you’ll find everything from a little candle in church to the Big Wheel on Blackpool Pier; from the rope on the prow of a narrowboat to a traction engine; from old cartwheels at a blacksmith’s forge to a mythical beach sculpture. I hope you enjoy the … Continue reading Circles and Curves
I’ve put together a gallery for this week’s CB&W Challenge: Trees. (Please click on any image to view full-size or to start a slideshow.) Continue reading Trees.
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