Pull Up a Seat: Photo Challenge

We are in Seville for both of my seats, the first one a lovely tiled seat in the Plaza de España which I've mentioned in another post here, a gorgeous extravagance of tiles, walkways, streams, bridges, more tiles, all within the Parque de Doña Maria Luisa. A very elegant tiled bench in Plaza de España, … Continue reading Pull Up a Seat: Photo Challenge

Sculpture Saturday: Seville

In the lovely Maria Luisa Park in Seville is a monument to the Spanish poet Gustavo Adolfo Becquer and his poem Amor Eterno (Eternal Love). The statue depicts three women symbolizing the three states of love, excited love, possessed love and love lost. Behind them are two bronze pieces, 'wounded love' and 'love hurts' and … Continue reading Sculpture Saturday: Seville

An Artist in Ice

and dominating the arrangement is a huge beautifully carved Ice Bird, the wings almost translucent, the neck an opaque white and the wings poised as though to take flight.  In a few hours it will have dissolved into a puddle.

Pick a Word – March, 2021

Linked to Paula's Challenge Pick a Word here. EQUINE I tried to find something other than horses that could be associated with Equine but I've hit a blank wall, so here are three from different countries. A wet pony in the New Forest, UKHorses along the canal in the CamargueWild Ponies in Navarre, Spain GLEAMING … Continue reading Pick a Word – March, 2021

Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese: Famous Old London Pub

Banjobacon https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.5, A few days ago, reading a reference to a part of London I once worked in, took me back to my favourite pub there, Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese in Fleet Street, one of the oldest pubs in the City of London.   There has been a pub at this location since 1538 but it … Continue reading Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese: Famous Old London Pub