Monthly Archives: February 2014

The Case of the Puzzling Panels 2

To get behind the surface appearances here we need to, well, get behind the surface. This is the fireplace from the previous post, viewed from inside. This  shot (sorry about the quality) looks directly up towards the chimney pot three … Continue reading

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The Case of the Puzzling Panels 1

These two shots are of the mantelpiece in our front room. At first sight it is just a decorated mantelpiece, probably put in after the house was rebuilt in the 18th Century. But it has some puzzling features. I am … Continue reading

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Dinner Time

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Wood and Glass

February sunset, through the kitchen window.

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Plates 5

In a month when nature round the world is reminding us who is really in charge this picture seemed the most appropriate choice.

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Wood and Metal 6

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Plates 4

We bought this plate in Bassano del Grappa, a town on the edge of the mountains in the Veneto in Italy. We have quite a number of Italian friends that we have known for many years and often went to … Continue reading

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