Category Archives: History

Thursday Doors – Vintage

Some unusual Thursday Doors this week from a huge vintage event that was held at the Cavan Equestrian Centre last month. I reckon a lot of love and a ton of elbow grease went into producing the fabulous shine on … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – East Calder

Still in Scotland for this week’s Thursday Doors and I really feel at home here. The countryside reminds me a lot of Ireland but the villages are quite different. Most of the town houses in Ireland are painted and maybe … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Linlithgow

The weather has been lovely in this part of Scotland over the past few days, ideal for exploring the area in search of castles, ruins and of course, doors. I featured the ruined palace at Linlithgow a couple of years … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Edinburgh

  I’m in East Calder, near Edinburgh for a few weeks, which is a great place to find some interesting Thursday Doors to post. Grandchild number five has arrived and I’ve left Mr. R. and The Gaffer to finish off … Continue reading

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Missing Thursday Doors

We’ve moved! Cavan is now our home county and it’s really lovely here. At present we have no internet, in fact, we don’t even have an electricity supply, yet, but battery operated lamps and candles do a great job for … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Fermanagh

Last year I posted some Thursday Doors from this location but it’s definitely worth a second sharing. Recently we took a short boat trip up/down river (not sure which) and paid another visit to the Crom Estate, in county Fermanagh, … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Secret Cargo

These Thursday Doors lead into the Tower museum in Derry, Northern Ireland. The Laurentic exhibition is on there at the moment and my granddaughter had just been on a school trip to see it. It must have been interesting if … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors from Virginia

No, I haven’t taken a flight to America for this week’s Thursday Doors, unlike Virginia in the US, this town in county Cavan is a wee bit smaller. It does have nice red doors, though, and some lovely arches. That … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors and Nova Scotia

Why am I posting an image of trees on this week’s Thursday Doors? If you look closely, you’ll see strange decorations on some of those trunks. These are ‘fairy’ doors, placed there by some children, a practice that has been … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

At the bottom of this very nondescript lane you’ll see an old stone arch and as this is a Thursday Doors post, I’ve taken photographs of a couple of doors on my way through the lane. There’s even a few … Continue reading

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