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.
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.
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.
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.
I don’t usually post-process macro pictures of butterflies, flowers or anything colourful in monochrome, but I can’t resist a challenge. And Cee’s Black&White Challenge this week was B&W Macros or Close-ups. So here goes……… I’d also like to link this post to Becky B’s current Challenge: Squares: Perspective. Thanks to both Cee and Becky for getting me to think out of the box and venture … Continue reading Macro from a Monochrome Perspective (just for a change).
During the period of very necessary lockdown and now restricted movement, we’ve taken a lot of walks from the house along village lanes. Living in the countryside there is always something new to see; things changing by the hour, by the day, the month or the season. In the last couple of weeks I’ve spent more time eyeballing sheep and their lambs than I normally … Continue reading Little Lambs have Short Coats and Short Legs.
Rusty and Decayed in Valletta. Monochrome images showing the beauty and texture of decay from MonoZone.Online. (©HelenBushe) Continue reading CB&W Challenge: Rusty and Decayed
Carts’ Graveyard around the back of Shibden Hall. Continue reading The Nailmaker’s Cart and Assorted Cartwheels.
Monochrome Minimalism with egg, spoon and two forks. Continue reading “Go to Work on an Egg”