Secrets and Keys

I have never quite managed to give up my childhood dream of finding the key to the secret treasure trove.  As a child the ‘treasure’ would certainly have involved a pirate treasure chest, ancient maps, doubloons, pearl necklaces, a sword and a skeleton, that sort of thing. Nowadays I have already found some excellent treasure here on my hillside and if we could just manage to come up with a cheque to mend the roof  and a few centimes for a nice bottle of vino from St.Emilion all would be perfection. I suspect that whatever happens I will always retain my fascination for old keys.  anything in the shape of a box or potential treasure chest or an intriguing door.  We shared a few doors last week so here are a few interesting keys from my collection………….

ALL PHOTOS © JANE MORLEY

11 Comments Add yours

  1. Eden says:

    Great subject and very nicely captured!

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    1. Thankyou very much Eden! It’s a favourite subject, so many possibilities and meanings!

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  2. Liane Ryan says:

    I love your posts Jane, and your photographs are beautiful.

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    1. Thankyou so much Lianne! I really appreciate that! This is a real favourite subject – may well turn into a series! Hope you’ll stay tuned!

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  3. PS Sorry for mis-spelling your name Liane!

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  4. I adore keys too. More, more!

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    1. Hi Sarah! There will certainly be more – this will be an ongoing series! Glad you like it!

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  5. jdmaleski says:

    Those keys are so cool! What a lovely collection you have. The photo of the key and book is marvelous and so metaphorical – books as the key to knowledge! love it!

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    1. Hi Jessica, glad you like the post, I suppose that’s why I find keys so fascinating and evocative, you never know just what they may unlock……!

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  6. Wow, Jane, not only are the keys gobsmackingly beautiful, but the backgrounds you’ve placed them on are exquisitely intriguing as well. You are a magnificent talent, my friend. And your world is as close to a visual fairy tale as I can imagine. Magical, indeed!

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    1. You are very kind Shelley, I take back what I said about being cruel to your readers!

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