Wool, Wiltshire and All Manner of Wonderful Things!

Spiral Up

Spiral Down

Did you know that spiral staircases in castles always spiral in the same direction, all to do with making it hard for a marauding knight to draw his sword with his right hand!

Pictures taken in Carcassonne!

Please feel free to join in whenever you like, and leave a comment on Sandra’s blog or below.

Next week’s prompt is Historical.

Happy Snapping!

Comments on: "One a week photo challenge- Spiral" (12)

  1. This photo challenge is educational as well as entertaining! 🙂

  2. I read that interesting fact – which rang a bell for both of us – and was told that they’re actually not spirals, they’re helical

  3. Great bit of info to go along with your perfect spiral photo. This could almost qualify for historical also? 😉 Cheers to you!

  4. […] is my ‘spiral‘ photograph for the weekly challenge hosted by Sandra and Cathy. Thanks for the inspiration ladies, and thank you for the one of a kind and made with love present […]

  5. Didn’t know that either 🙂

  6. hayleym said:

    Well, I never knew that about the knights and their swords! Love it 🙂
    Please see my post here
    I hope I’ve done this right, it’s my first one 🙂

  7. A challenging image Cathy

  8. That is a great Fun Fact!!

  9. Now there’s something new I’ve learned today 🙂

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