I finally have a Thursday Door to share – yay!
View From My Back Door
This is the view from my back door taken this morning – I opened the door, took this shot, then closed it again pretty quick. I managed to capture a little bit of blue sky which has now disappeared as it’s started snowing again 🙂
Finally I have some doors to share for Dan’s Thursday Doors!
These are the lovely heavy old glass doors of Nash’s Restaurant in Broussard, Louisiana, where we ate a very enjoyable lunch – I had beef lasagne, and it was just gorgeous 🙂
While walking along a quiet side-street in Inverness yesterday I found this open-air room sitting immediately behind a building that appeared still to be in use at the front – but this long-disused room now has no roof, only two full walls standing, a third wall partially in place and the external wall on the street removed entirely. The rotting floor joists are still in situ but with only a few wooden floorboards left in place, and on the main retaining wall there is an oddly-bricked-up fireplace and internal door to nowhere.
Weirdly enough it appears that it’s not that the building itself is falling down, more that this now-external room seems to have been deliberately cut off from whatever is on the other side of its party wall, with the roof and street wall being fully removed leaving it all open to the elements. So it sits all vulnerable and exposed with its inside now outside, left being neither one thing nor the other. And I’ve never seen a door bricked up with the bricks lying on their side instead of being laid flat – how strange!
So sadly this week’s Thursday Door is no longer even a proper door – I can’t help but wonder what story lies behind this abandoned unloved space? Maybe this would be a good door for me to use for next week’s brand new Thursday Door Writing Challenge… 🙂
Thursday Doors: Thistle Inn
I came across the back of this unusually-shaped public house while out for a wander locally, and wondered what kind of exciting front door would go with such a quirky building – disappointingly it turned out to be plain and brown and about as boring as you can get…
And of course like all pubs here in Scotland it’s still closed for at least the next couple of weeks due to current Covid restrictions so I have no idea what it looks like inside… Oh well, I suppose you can’t win them all! 🙂
Thursday Doors: Four in One
When I walked past this residential building this afternoon I thought – cool, what interesting stonework around these doors, I’ll get two doors in one shot. But on closer inspection each stone recess actually has two doors inset at an angle – even more cool, I’ve got four doors in one shot! 🙂
Thursday Doors: King St
I have no idea what this building is/ was used for, but it has a lovely large door and a pretty window grille. The building itself is located on King St, Inverness and is clearly in need of some tlc but I just liked the look of it 🙂
White Shed Door
I love the way the separate sections of this home-made cobbled-together shed have been given a shared sense of solidarity and purpose by covering them all completely in a slightly-worn coat of white paint 🙂
Instead of my usual lockdown walk of along the canal with its same old, same old repertoire (however lovely) of water, sky, footpath, boats I decided today to walk towards town to see what I could find to photograph that was a bit different from my usual offering of flowers and landscapes.
The first thing that caught my eye was peeling red paint low down on a wall, so I decided to carry on in the same vein and look for the colour red on old buildings. And as a bonus, two of my favourite images are actually back access doors of business premises, so I can even manage a hot-off-the-press, on time Thursday Doors post this week – hooray! 🙂
Thursday Doors: Boat Door
A dinky little door onboard a boat on the Caledonian Canal for today’s Thursday Doors 🙂