Thursday Doors in York

I have just returned from a spot of leave in England. I spent a weekend in York with my daughters. Here are some doors from the historic city. These two wonderful doors are at the King’s Manor. This was built between 1483 – 1502 as the Abbot’s house. Henry VIII dissolved the abbey in 1539… Continue reading Thursday Doors in York

Thursday Doors

An eclectic bunch of photographs for you passionate portal people this week. Let us begin with this set of marble doors, inset with iron for the hinge at the bottom. It is the tomb of a follower of the famous Sufi Chishti saint, Sultan-ul-Mashaikh, Mehboob-e-Ilahi, Hazrat Shaikh Khwaja Syed Muhammad bin Abdullah AlHussaini Nizamuddin Auliya, known… Continue reading Thursday Doors

Thursday Doors

Goodbye Old Delhi. Hello Chhatarpur Temple Complex in South Delhi. You can read more about my visit here last month in my blog. If the link doesn’t work, try this URL https://wordpress.com/post/ianbcross.wordpress.com/11815 Doors in polished wood or beaten silver, opulent and splendid. I think these door are rather amusing with their pink nipples (or are… Continue reading Thursday Doors