Thursday doors – 15 December 2022

Doors 203 – My favourite doors of 2022 – a review

It is customary on the last Thursday before the Christmas break to present a selection of favourite doors from the last year. This is my selection, and I had some real beauties to choose from this year. I hope you enjoy them this second time round. I look forward to seeing other Thursday door selections too.

Green Hut door, Alpe d'Huez, France, February 2022
Green Hut door, Alpe d’Huez, France, February 2022
Green arched door, Filton, Bristol, March 2022
Green arched door, Filton, Bristol, March 2022
Red door, lilac walls and a temple, Montpelier, Bristol, April 2022
Red door, lilac walls and a temple, Montpelier, Bristol, April 2022
Ghost door at Phillimore Chambers, Westminster, London, May 2022
Ghost door at Phillimore Chambers, Westminster, London, May 2022
An extraordinary door and carved wooden surround and awning, Westminster, London, May 2022
An extraordinary door and carved wooden surround and awning, Westminster, London, May 2022
Three doors, including a tradesman's entrance, Westminster, London, May 2022
Three doors, including a tradesman’s entrance, Westminster, London, May 2022
Porto Tram with side doors, line 18, Porto, Portugal, June 2022
Porto Tram with side doors, line 18, Porto, Portugal, June 2022
Possibly my favourite door of the trip, Porto, Portugal, June 2022
Possibly my favourite door of the trip, Porto, Portugal, June 2022
Lighthouse with red door, Foz do Douro, Porto, Portugal, June 2022
Lighthouse with red door, Foz do Douro, Porto, Portugal, June 2022
Church, doors and tiles, Porto, Portugal, June 2022
Church, doors and tiles, Porto, Portugal, June 2022
Arched green door, Porto, Portugal, June 2022
Arched green door, Porto, Portugal, June 2022
Old black door and steps, Bristol, October 2022
Old black door and steps, Bristol, October 2022
Pair of doors, Montpelier, Bristol, April 2022
Pair of doors, Montpelier, Bristol, April 2022

So that’s it for the year. 2022 has been a very difficult year for so many reasons. I guess it is fitting that the final pair of doors in blue and yellow represent the colours of a country that I hadn’t given much consideration before dictator Putin’s “special operation” and invasion this year. I dedicate this gallery of doors to the people of Ukraine, keeping them very much in my thoughts this Christmas.

May I take the opportunity to wish you all a very happy holiday season, and Christmas. See you all on the other side.

If you have made it this far, you probably like doors, and you really ought to take a look at the No Facilities blog by Dan Anton who has taken over the hosting of Thursday Doors from Norm 2.0 blog. Links to more doorscursions can be found in the comments section of Dan Anton’s Thursday Doors post.

 

by Scooj

 

Thursday Doors – 3 March 2022

Doors 175 – Mountain doors, Alpe d’Huez, February 2022 (2)

This is the second and final Thursday doors from a recent skiing trip to the French Alps. Not many doors in this post, but I was there to enjoy the skiing, the views and the company, doors I’m afraid were a bit of an afterthought (Thursday doors heresy?).

Still very busy at work, so this will be mercifully brief. Enjoy.

Graffiti and doors in the mountains, Alpe d'Huez, France, February 2022
Graffiti and doors in the mountains, Alpe d’Huez, France, February 2022

 

Mountain hut door, Alpe d'Huez, France, February 2022
Mountain hut door, Alpe d’Huez, France, February 2022

 

Utilitarian doors, Alpe d'Huez, France, February 2022
Utilitarian doors, Alpe d’Huez, France, February 2022

 

That’s it for this week. My thoughts are with the people of Ukraine, much else feels a little pointless at the moment, but I guess we must carry on.

If you have made it this far, you probably like doors, and you really ought to take a look at the No Facilities blog by Dan Anton who has taken over the hosting of Thursday Doors  from Norm 2.0 blog. Links to more doorscursions can be found in the comments section of Dan Anton’s Thursday Doors post.

by Scooj