Thursday Doors, The Greek Island of Corfu

In Corfu town we walked past grand villas with rusting iron balconies, peeling stucco and creaking fading plaster once certainly crimson but now bleached and faded pink by the relentless and unforgiving summer weather and I was reminded of an observation from Lawrence Durrell – ‘Corfu is All Venetian Blue and Gold – and utterly spoiled by the Sun’.

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Thursday Doors is a weekly feature allowing door lovers to come together to admire and share their favourite door photos from around the world. Feel free to join in the fun by creating your own Thursday Doors post each week and then sharing your link in the comments’ on Norm’s site, anytime between Thursday morning and Saturday noon (North American Eastern Time).

17 responses to “Thursday Doors, The Greek Island of Corfu

  1. Even I would want to mend the shutters, bottom right!!


  2. Great selection Andrew! I love those really old shutters.


  3. With your archives, you just can’t miss.


  4. Whenever I think of Corfu I think of Durrell, Andrew. I read the Alexandria Quartet if high school and it has never left my mind. Utterly spoiled by the sun? Or is it part of the islands charm? –Curt


  5. Great photos, Andrew. Broken and dilapidated…still beautiful!


  6. Yes, we can really see the effect of the sun in some of these. My handyman side wants to jump in and fix, refinish, and replace whenever I see a collection like this. Great finds 🙂


  7. Shabby chic wins again. I like the photo with the white curtains.



  8. Love the hinges and the balconies!


  9. what great interesting shutters..


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