This year Heritage Open Days is taking place over two long weekends, and today is day one of the first national weekend. Here in Winchester however the doors are only opening for one weekend, and that’s next week! So I’m off out for the day and evening as it’s MrBs Bday, however I thought I’d mention Heritage Open Days today so if you are somewhere in England this weekend or next you could go pink too. Not only are these heritage weekends great fun and interesting, they are all FREE! Find out more here.
And if there is no Heritage Open Days near you this September take a peek at Debbie’s fabulous list of things to do this month and next around the world.
Have had a dreadful few days with the camera, not sure if it is me, the unusual light or whether I have upset the camera. This is one of the few ones from yesterday I’ve kept. Not entirely happy with it, I am sure the bike worked better in my view finder. Anyhow I decided to keep it in as a reminder to self that as well as bad hair days there are also challenging camera days! Something to live with but never a disaster. Off now to enjoy Thursday Doors and to seek some inspiration for tomorrow’s adventures.
And I thought the best way to share my passion for Palácio da Bolsa in Porto, Portugal was via Thursday Doors as quite a few of the photographs that didn’t make it to my original Portuguese post were of the doors. I must have had Norm in mind for here! My door fest began at the doors of Pátio das Nações.
Now if you thought these was lovely just wait until the doors of Salão Árabe on the second floor of Palácio da Bolsa. Continue reading
On Tuesday I had a few hours spare in Olhão da Restauração so I decided to wander the back streets. Usually I focus on cats, windows and flowers but as it was Valentines Day stroll I thought I’d share a little love with the unloved doors of Olhão. But before I do here’s cat. Well I couldn’t ignore him even if he was ignoring me!