Saturday was a beautiful day, clear and bright.
Everywhere benefits from blue skies and sunshine, and Sheffield's city centre is no exception.
Kemsley House, built in 1913, was home for many years to Sheffield's newspapers, the Star and the Telegraph. Grade II listed, it now houses a Santander bank.
There has been a church on this site since the 12th century.
(All the overhead wires are for the tram system.)
The Catholic Cathedral of St Marie, built in 1850.
I love the shape of the Winter Gardens' building; it sits on one side of Tudor Square...
opposite the Crucible theatre...
while the Lyceum theatre, with Mercury on the top, is on another side of the square.
The foyer has the most ornate ceiling and magnificent arched windows.
I've seen a lot of musicians play here over the years (Paul Young, Steve Earle, Glen Campbell, Elvis Costello, Robert Palmer and Richard Thompson, to name a few), and by the end of the year I'll be able to add ABC to the list.
Owen was supposed to be imitating Vulcan's posture (there he is on top of the Town Hall).
It's an interesting exercise, wandering around your home town with a camera, trying to see familiar places with fresh eyes. I found more to admire than I expected.
Time for lunch.
She can't help herself; camera+Nina=face-pulling.
She makes me laugh. So did this;
scrawled on the back of a seat on the bus. Never mind the antisocial defacement of property, look at that inappropriate apostrophe.
(Apologies for the blurry photo - the bus was moving, and I was laughing, and Nina was wailing Muuuuum, don't take a picture, it's rude!)
If Charlie could write, he'd probably pepper the walls in the garden with obscenities; he's that sort of cat.
1960s jacket, 1970s St Michael pussy-bow blouse, 1960s tapestry bag, belt and bangles - charity shopped
Gap skirt - found it in my wardrobe, forgot I still had it (it must have been a work skirt from the 1990s)
Boots - retail
I'll take my yellow and black outfit along to Patti's Visible Monday get-together.
Here we go for another week; hope it's a good one!