Category: Architecture

Doors and Windows of France

One of the many favourite things I love in France are the decorations on doors and windows especially on houses close to the street. Many of my walks through small towns and villages allow me to peep into the homes to feel how the people live within.   Without being too much of a “busy body”!    Usually the windows are covered with exquisite lace curtains and sometimes beautifully designed fabrics.    And the doorways have a knocker to let the residents know that they have a visitor.   One of my favourites is the Hand of Fatima – so much so I have one on my front door at home.   They are everywhere … Read More »