A Library of Abstracts

When Jo and I walked around Birmingham last week, we were both struck by the architecture and interior of the library. We could both have spent hours there, but we dashed about, dazzled by the unexpected beauty in every direction. We tested funky chairs and colourful benches, took advantage of the facilities and peeped at Shakespeare’s memorial¬†library. Here is a gallery of the interior, converted to black and white, I like the abstract look.

Jo, I can’t make any sense of the first picture, can you honey? I’ve tried turning it all ways!

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Traces of the past

Paula’s back with her black and white Sunday challenge, and ‘Traces of the past’, will be a regular theme as it’s so popular – I love it!

I found these figures in a little church, St Mary the Virgin, in the village of Uffculme, Devon. The church was probably founded in Saxon times, but first gets mentioned in a charter of 1136. The figures are in 17th century costume.

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Paula is always happy to have people join in with her challenge, pop over and see her!