Wednesday, July 30, 2014


Doors are fascinating items. They conceal and at the same time invite, inspiring imagination at what lies behind. They are symbolic of both closure and of new experiences. Here are some fascinating doors from around the world.

Jaffa, Israel


Bali, Indonesia

Beijing, China

Burano, Italy

Burano, Italy

Fes, Morocco

Madeira, Portugal

Jaipur, India

Swindon, Wiltshire, England
Just messing with you, that's Diana Dors (1931-1984), who was born Diana Mary Fluck in Swindon and who became a 1950's English movie sex symbol in the Monroe mould.

Noithumberland, UK

Rabat, Morocco

Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA

Shanghai, China

Sardinia, Sicily

Lisbon, Portugal

Cotswolds, United Kingdom

Toronto, Canada

Valloria, Italy

Pollença, Balearic Islands, Spain

Soho, New York, USA

The Doors


Diagon Alley. No, not so. Old King's School Shop in Canterbury, England, 1647 

The building has suffered damage and near destruction in the past and is still suffering from deterioration, although attempts have been made to stabilise and protect it.  Considerable maintenance and refurbishment is required.  The lean is arrested by an internal metal cage and the door is a recent addition to emphasise the lean.  Here is a photo of the whole structure:

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