Look Up

I was wandering around Walsall and, never having visited before, spent some time just looking around and perhaps because it was a new place I cast my gaze further up and down than usual. From this I noticed that above the shop fronts with their plastic signs and facades there were some interesting sights. Old buildings with intricate details from a byegone age presented a delight to the eye and I wondered how often I miss items around my own home town. I offer some  examples below just from Bridge St.

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I presume the former home of a newspaper.
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A detail on the  building to the left.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Tudor by name, Tudor by nature.
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Arches, bay windows – what more could you want?
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One of five venerable guardians…
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… and a colleague.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Finally, above a bank – imposing brickwork and a copper cuppola.

Taking notice is part of the five ways to wellbeing, for more information click here.


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