Wednesday, 27 March 2013

Fences in France

I'm joining Mary's party
her prompt this week is "fence"
Friday's Fences

I enjoy photographing fences, 
doors, gates and windows.
This collection was
taken when I was in France
last year.

These last two photos were taken
in a beautiful park
in a small town in

There was a little farmyard
section for the children,
so beautifully laid out.

I love donkeys but they 
always make me feel sad....

Only one more day of work this
week - thank goodness!!!
Can you tell I'm not used to it?!
I'm saving for my next trip
to France to see my little

À bientôt

be kind to one another




Magdalena said...

As always your photos are a pleasure. Happy Easter!

Kathy Inozarks said...

fences can be so creative-

Mary said...

I know the work thing must be a bit of a strain, but if it means you can make that long trip back to France to see the girlies it will be so worth it! We are hoping to return to France next year too - Paris of course, also Normandy and Brittany where we've not been yet (strange when I think I lived for all those post-war years directly across the Channel - family just didn't have money for travel in the 50's!) then down to the south to visit the family.

Love fences and what they often do - "good fences make good neighbors" as they say!

Happy day from sunny, and warming up at last, North Carolina.

Hugs - Mary

Linda said...

A lovely collage of different types of fence. I particularly like rustic, wood one. I'm sure you are looking forward to the holidays. Have enjoyable time dreaming of the time you will be holidaying in France and seeing your little granddaughters. x

Jeanie said...

I'm looking forward to the time I am retired so I can sign up for some of these prompts -- I think they stretch you to either create new work or explore your past to find the best to share. These are lovely!

Lorrie said...

Lots of wonderful French fences in your photos, Shane. Take care, don't work too hard.

Tammy@T's Daily Treasures said...

I always take photos of doors whenever we travel. We have one more work day and then it is the weekend and a friend will be visiting from Lebanon so it will be a busy one. I need to get back to cleaning. Donkeys always look so sad but they are one of the smartest creatures -- don't know why they get such a bad rap. Have a great day. Best wishes, Tammy

Mariette VandenMunckhof-Vedder said...

Dearest Shane,
You keep so many fond memories from France... Even a fence can be so beautiful.
Hugs to you and Happy Easter coming up.

suziqu's thread works said...

Hi Shane
Yes I can really feel where your heart is at present and it's not at work but at least it all helps to ful fil our dreams eventually.
Your fence images taken in France are beautiful!
Enjoy your Easter break and treat yourself before you return to work again next week!
Easter hugs and love,


Hello Shane, Very unique and beautiful fences in France. I should search out some of My French Photos to share with you. I would like to wish you a very Happy and Joyful Easter Holiday. Hugs Judy

Lavender Cottage said...

I never dreamed I'd be seeing fences in France, how nice that you captured them to share with us Shane.
Happy Easter.

Linda said...

You always have the lovliest photos to share Shane! And I never actually thought of taking pics of fences.Walls,windows,and gravestones,yes. I'll also be looking at fences in a different light now thanks to you :)

Rhonda said...

Now that's the spirit, saving for another trip to France. I'm all for that! Happy Easter Shane!! xo Rhonda

Carole said...

love the fences. I agree there is something sad about donkeys:(


podso said...

I like to photograph the same things! Yours are lovely. I like the color of that one fence. Yes, as as Judith said, we'd never dream of seeing fences from France! Thanks for sharing.

Rosewalk Cottage said...

Lovely fences in such a beautiful place. Have a happy Easter ~Clara

Love Of Quilts said...

Have a very blessed Easter!

On Crooked Creek said...

Unique hues and materials for your fence choices!!! Love the verdigris color best!!!

Carole said...

Beautiful pictures Shane, wishing you a wonderful blessed Happy Easter.

Micupoftea~ said...

So the cactus photo!

Dorthe said...

Dear Shane,
Oh I think you would love to be back in France with your dear family- seing theese fences sweet,-they are beautiful- I love those old man-made ones-
I wish you a happy Easter ,dear friend.

Draffin Bears said...

Hi Shane,

Love all your beautiful photos of France and yes, even the fences are wonderful.
Happy Easter to you and your family

Pondside said...

Even the fences are more charming in France!

~✽Mumsy✽~ said...

Such a fantastic post!

Happy Easter..

Riet said...

Your fences are so nice and French. I love France and fences too. Hope to get there is summer again.

Yitte said...

Fences can be so special. Escpecially the french people have such a special touch with gardens. Using vegetables and flowers so beautiful behind their creative fences.



You have your grand daughter far away, so fun when you can go and visit. Lovely fances.

Mary said...

The French do everything better! ;) Thanks so much for contributing to Thursday's Inspiration, Shane! xoxo

~*~Patty S said...

Makes me think of the old saying that pretty fences make good neighbors ;)

your travels to France always seem so idyllic and wonderful dear Shane

hope all is well in your world!

Dagmar said...

Loving the fenced off area for the must have such special memories of your time spent with your girls! xoxo

S. Etole said...

Such unique fences.

Jan n Jer said...

Very nice series of fences...welcome to FF


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