Glow: Brinkburn Priory

Low autumn sunlight falls through the windows of the manor house at Brinkburn Priory, giving the stonework a warm, mellow glow. We've been meaning to visit Brinkburn Priory for a while now, and finally made it last weekend, just before it closed for the winter. It's a beautiful, peaceful site, and in a week of … Continue reading Glow: Brinkburn Priory

auvergne landscapes: abbaye notre-dame de randol

The weather is currently warm and sunny, and although we're no longer having to escape from the afternoon heat, we can't seem to get out of the habit of visiting churches. This one was just a little bit different though. The abbey of Notre Dame de Randol is a stunning piece of modernist architecture, hidden … Continue reading auvergne landscapes: abbaye notre-dame de randol

weekly photo challenge: three

My trio of photographs were taken in Brioude, in one of the narrow side streets that typify the town. This particular street opens out onto a large square in front of the cathedral, La basilique Saint-Julien, and you can see the entrance porch in the larger photograph. Above the door one of the modern stained glass … Continue reading weekly photo challenge: three