Sculpture Saturday

  This weekly challenge is hosted by Mind over Memory Last week my choice was a dedication to the women of the fishing community of Póvoa de Varzim in Northern Portugal.   Further along the same promenade,  at the entrance to the port,  is this piece.  The angle of the photo says it all – upon first […]

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Dublin explored – the splendour of its Georgian Streets

  It is the 18th century and Dublin is BOOMING!  The medieval city is being modernised and narrow winding streets are replaced with fine avenues.  The quays are redeveloped and the River Liffey is spanned with grand bridges.   Dublin is evolving into one of the great cities of Europe. The seat of government is here […]

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Malaga in a hurry – So you’ve time for only one Museum

If you think that you’re a collector,  you should check this place out! Owner Gonzalo Fernández-Prieto,  along with British professor Ian Phillips,  opened the Glass and Crystal Museum in 2009.    Well…. its advertised as a glass museum but its much, much more……   The first thing is the neighbourhood…. Not all of Malaga’s Old Town […]

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