Building Follies

I have a secret interest in architectural follies:- structures which have been designed and created for sheer pleasure and amusement. Did you know that we »

Little Houses: Gazebos

I’m continuing with our journey through buildings and today we are going to take a look at some gazebos which are amongst the most delightful »

Art Nouveau in Russia

I’m back home from my trip to the beautiful city of Adelaide and the glorious beach at Glenelg. And we have to welcome two new »

Adelaide: Day Two

Of course Adelaide isn't only known for its cycling events. Its better known for its Churches. Here is a little article explaining why Adelaide is known »

Adelaide Day One

I am away from the nest for a few days in Adelaide to watch one of my grandsons represent Victoria and Australia in the Oceania Track »

More Art Nouveau

Today we will continue the Art Nouveau story with the works of Émile Gallé French Art Nouveau artisan. We are moving away from windows for a »

Art Nouveau Windows

It’s hard to find a person who doesn’t like the Art Nouveau period, short as it was, lasting from about 1890 to 1910 and »

More Challenging Windows

The Windows we have been looking at have to this point been like picture frames giving focus to a scene-inside or outside. Windows are also used »