Month: January 2019

Thursday doors #3

This challenge is giving me an opportunity to go through my many photos. It’s made me realise how many photos I have of doors! I took this one, probably the oldest door in my “collection,” in the walled town of Laguardia, in Rioja! I… Continue Reading “Thursday doors #3”

Visit to Goya Museum, Castres

Castres is a stop-over along the St. James’s Way (El Camino de Santiago) which developed from 9th century around the Saint-Benoît abbey (opposite the Bishop’s Palace). Its two claims to fame are as the birth place of Jean Jaurès, former leader of the French… Continue Reading “Visit to Goya Museum, Castres”

The Musette: sourdough pancakes

Sourdough starter is easily made — all you need to do is whisk together some flour and water — and its benefits are many. Not only does it give baked goods, from breads to pancakes to waffles to muffins and everything in between, great… Continue Reading “The Musette: sourdough pancakes”

Friday Photo Fun – coralish colours

Well Pantone have said that coral is the 2019 colour!

Thursday doors #2

Whenever I wander around a new place, I’ll inevitably take photos of the buildings, fountains, civic art and such, but I’ll also take pictures of interesting wrought iron street lights and old doors. I always imagine that these doors have such interesting tales to… Continue Reading “Thursday doors #2”

Visit to Musée d’Orsay

This is one of our favourite museums in Paris. Largely I suspect because it’s conveniently situated, you can see all the exhibits in a morning or afternoon, we adore the period its works typically cover (1848 – 1914) and the queues are never too… Continue Reading “Visit to Musée d’Orsay”

Fibre Frustration

In our town we live just about as far as you can get from the Orange internet connection consequently our unlimited broadband service has its limitations. For example, when we watch television over the internet it uses most of our available capacity so the… Continue Reading “Fibre Frustration”

The Musette: sourdough focaccia

I have an Italian girlfriend who makes the most divine focaccia. Whenever I buy some my beloved and I taste and compare it to her’s. “As good as” is as good as it has gotten. As I’m plumbing all things sourdough, I thought I’d… Continue Reading “The Musette: sourdough focaccia”

Thursday doors

I’ve just found out about Thursday Doors, a weekly feature allowing door lovers – that includes me – to come together and share their favourite door photos from around the world each week between Thursday morning and Saturday noon (North American eastern time) – phew,… Continue Reading “Thursday doors”

Friday Photo Fun – events

As soon as I saw the words “Events” I thought of sporting events. Regular readers will know that I’m a sports fan. I love doing sport but I also love watching it. I take photos of inanimate objects while my beloved takes the action… Continue Reading “Friday Photo Fun – events”