Thursday Doors – Former Glory

I thought I’d share another church door for this week’s Thursday Doors post. Unlike the delightful tiny gem featured last week, this is a large village church which feels a little neglected these days but which must have been quite magnificent centuries ago in its heyday.  Built, as so many of the local churches, during…

Thursday Doors – La Dimerie Blanzac

I risk repeating myself a little with today’s post for Thursday Doors, as I’m posting another tower, but this time the tower is quite small and the door that leads into it is very small and must surely have been built for a race of fairy people. The tower and the building it is attached…

Thursday Doors – The Chapel of the Knights Templar, Cressac

There is something irresistibly fascinating about doors and doorways, whether old or new they seem to pique our innate curiosity and love of mystery. I have posted a couple of times already with some of my favourites but having just discovered some other fellow door-lovers and the ‘Thursday Doors’ spot hosted by ‘Norm 2.0′ –…

Romantic Abbey Ruins and Hideous Cement Works

Just across from the ugly out-of-town shopping centre where I reluctantly go for some of my weekly grocery shop, is one of the most hideous concrete constructions I have ever seen in my entire life.  Owned since the 1930’s by the enormous French company Lafarge, a ‘world leader in construction materials’, the monstrous site of…