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Thursday Doors

Ballycastle is featured once again in my Thursday Doors post, there is such a great variety of old properties there. Of course that means a nice selection of doors, too. No, I didn’t photoshop the sunshine into these images – … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

This green Thursday door belongs to the Ancient Order of Hibernia hall in the seaside village of Blackrock, where I was born. One of my mother’s relatives was contracted to build it in 1919 at a cost of £2,500. The … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

Here’s a nice red door with matching snow speckled car to start off this week’s Thursday Doors. Although we’ve been having very cold weather, some days are dry enough to bring Tino, aka The Gaffer, out for a walk. Lately, … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

Here are a few more Thursday Doors from Clevedon in Somerset, England. This is the last lot that I photographed but there are so many more I’ll make sure to capture them on my next trip over. Of course I … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Clevedon

While in Somerset for our son’s wedding at Walton Castle, we took a walk into the town of Clevedon and ended up on this Victorian pier. From the end, you get a great view of the town. The restored 1869 … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Walton Castle

In December 2017 we stayed in a fabulous venue for a family wedding and it was the perfect place to capture some Thursday Doors. Walton Castle was reconstructed from the ruins of a 16th century structure and what a setting … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Castlerock

Thursday Doors this week comes from Castlerock, a seaside village in County Londonderry, Northern Ireland. It is situated five miles west of the town of Coleraine and is part of the Causeway Coast and Glens district. It’s very popular with summer tourists, being … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

I’ve missed a few Thursday Doors posts lately as we don’t yet have the internet in the house but at least I can access it three days a week in our local library or on the boat, so I can’t … 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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