Thursday Doors – Curlicues and Rosettes

There is some evidence in a dusty local archive, that way back in the 12th century, the Hillside was the site of a religious ‘paroisse’, the French version of our word ‘parish’. This could mean quite simply that a lone monk lived up here in contemplative seclusion or that he had fellow monks and a…

Doors Part 2 – Rust Never Sleeps

The disadvantages of living in an old property are numerous and invariably very costly – the leaky roofs, the damp, the rubbish heating and falling masonry to name but a minor few – the advantages, however are equally numerous and noteworthy;  amongst these positive benefits being a vast catalogue of photographic delights to focus the…