Sirene CS434, a fishing vessel moored on the River Colne at Wivenhoe, Essex. Sadly, Wivenhoe no longer has a port or a shipyard. Happily, it still has a sailing club. From time to time, as well as the leisure craft, smaller working vessels, such as Sirene, can also be seen. A glimpse of the past.
Walking to work along the River Colne in the first frost of this winter, with the ghost of the moon and a reflective swan.
When? 3 October 2016 @ 09:05. Where? The deck of the Panagia Skiadeni, a Dodecanese Seaways vessel, moored at Akandia port, Rhodes, Greece.
MuCEM (The Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations), from the sea in the Vieux Port. Tuesday 26 September 2017 @ 11:53, en route back from a boat trip around the bay of Marseille.
At the beginning of this month, September, I holidayed in Greece. I revisited places I already thought I knew well, yet this time was able to see them in a different light. I stayed in two towers. The first, the Tower Suite at the Villa Andreas, Rhodes Old Town, afforded me a a sea-captain's eye … Continue reading A Place Apart
19:00 on 05-09-2017. The blue light at dusk, as seen through the windows of the Auberge de France, overlooking Ippoton (Rue des Chevaliers or Street of the Knights), Rhodes Old Town, Greece.
20:05 03-09-2017 Tholos restaurant, Symi, Greece. Waiting for good friends to join me for dinner. A glass of wine and the evening traffic keep me entertained. I've written about this restaurant before. Here and there, and elsewhere, my favourite, anywhere.