Architecture, Spain, Valencia

Valencia – 2011 – Part 1

Our post marathon Spain recovery trip included a few days at a beach in Valencia. Back then I wasn’t much of a beach person but my legs welcomed it so I let them rest. That said, we did 1 bit of exploring which was to go see The City of Arts and Sciences or a […]

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Architecture, New Brighton

Home

Today is the final day of NaNoWriMo or what I’ve been calling it Blogvember. I’ve blogged every day this month and I’ve really enjoyed it. It feels like I’ve come home. I spent yesterday wandering around my home. It’s changing fast and I need to spend more time seriously photographing it not just casually as […]

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Architecture, Bruges

Bruges red

One of the things I noticed about Bruges was the colour red. So many doors and windows were painted red. Little red touches everywhere. It was quite interesting to see a city take to the colour in this way. I’m not sure I’ve ever noticed anywhere else. It’s almost like its part of the architectural […]

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Architecture, Black-and-White

Coal Drops Yard

Coal Drops Yard in London was originally constructed to receive coal from the North of England. Later it was used for nightclubs up until the 1990s when it fell into disuse. Today it has been reimagined by Heatherwick Studios as shops and cafes. There’s a nice little coffee shop tucked away in there not far […]

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