The padlock on the postbox, an ornate gate, a closed door, and just to make sure all is safe, a slate and stone wall. Truly a Englishman's home is his castle. Go no further Mr Postman. Then again there is another way of looking at it, as Virginia Wolf did,
"I thought how unpleasant it is to be locked out, and I thought it is worse, perhaps, to be locked in".
Just the right thought as we approach Halloween and think of all those stories of dark spooky houses.
Gemma of Greyscale Territory is the hostess of Weekend Mailbox, post anything remotely to do with mail.