Monday, 8 February 2010
I live in an area full of picturesque stone-built cottages, and not far from the old cloth factories of Stroud, with their industrial red brick vistas.
This weekend we went to visit some friends who live not that far from us really, but in an architecturally different world. A world where beautiful, picturesque buildings are built of brick.
Often with timber framing, but sometimes without.
It was lovely to wander around their area, and to enjoy being surrounded by a different style of building - no more or less beautiful than what I'm used to, but distinct enough that I noticed it constantly. I'm always amazed by how much difference these little things can make to the 'feel' of a place.