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Best Doors of 2018: Chefchaouen, Morocco

In looking back at 2018 — as Norm who has created a series of posts called Thursday Doors asked bloggers to do this week — we can’t help but post photos of a town in Morocco we put high up … Continue reading

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Welcoming in so many ways: The doors of Castine, Maine

We’re not the first nor the only ones to declare Castine a tucked-away gem along the scenic coast of Maine.  Joining us in affirming the charm of this historic Down East hamlet  is Yankee magazine who named Castine one of … Continue reading

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Doors of the Cotswolds: Part Two — Thursday Doors

If you thought all doors in the Cotswolds would be similar, you’d be mistaken.  And we stand mistaken.  We envisioned most of them as brown, heavy wooden structures, some with hand-forged hardware, some just plain.  But really we didn’t think … Continue reading

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Doors of the Cotswolds: Part One — Thursday Doors

Perhaps there’s one thing to be said for meandering through the Cotswolds in December when nary a bloom is on the vines:  “It’s all the better to see the doors, my dear!” We’ve written about the charm of stone cottages … Continue reading

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Shiny and black: Doors on London’s Park Street

When you travel, walking the neighborhood near your hotel is one way to get a feel for how people really live.  And, if doors are any indication of the people inside the homes in the Mayfair section of London, we … Continue reading

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Postcards from England: Christmas 2016 — Boots by the Door

Dear Readers, We think doors in the Cotswolds just ooze charm.  Maybe it’s because they’re shorter than ours in the States.  Maybe it’s because the hold wreaths or garlands or signs of the season. You may be looking at this … Continue reading

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Old is what you go to see: French Quarter, New Orleans

It’s not that we’re opposed to new.  Levees need repairing.  The Cabildo needs a facelift.  And paint makes old spaces new again. It’s just that we love old.  Timeworn, tattered, peeling paint old.  And where else could we be more … Continue reading

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