06 September 2011

Crazy Paving 1

The most sought after paving for outdoors is often the most impractical. York stone, which looks so good glistening in the rain along the squares and crescents of Edinburgh, is slippery when wet (and it's almost always wet). Ditto brick, which is mossy in an English summer before falling to bits in the winter.
The most beautiful paving is arguably cobbled, and even better when it is impossible to walk on.

The Spanish courtyard above connects the house door to the street door. It would not be advisable to ever leave home in a hurry, particularly with bare feet.

2 comments:

  1. I need that stone pot, or a similar replica.

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  2. You need to make friends with a Menorcan farmer!

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