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Pula Post Office, Croatia

Among Pula’s celebrated architecture, mostly Roman, stands it’s modernist Post Office. It was designed by Angiolo Mazzoni in 1933 while he was employed by the Italian Ministry of Communications. The stunning red colour in the…

Figgjo Museum, Norway

Figgjo was founded in 1941, it is located and named after Figgjo, near Stavanger in Norway. It is best known for its mid-century modern ceramics decorated with colour and characters. Figgjo still trades and if…

Hornsea Museum

I was determined to get to Hornsea Museum before it closed for another winter. I liked the variety of exhibitions; recreated farmhouse, Hornsea history, outside buildings with various collections of signs, tools and farming implements…

Portuguese Tiles

I’ve just got back from working in Portugal. There wasn’t much time for sightseeing but, where I could, I photographed the tiles (Azulejo) that adorn the exteriors of many buildings. Azulejo was introduced to Portugal,…

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