St. George

The church of St Mary of the Castle (Our Lady of the Castle) faces up Ippoton (the Street of the Knights) in Rhodes Old Town. Now a museum, it has had an interesting past. It dates back to the eleventh century, when it was the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of Rhodes. By 1322 (when it was … Continue reading St. George

Under Construction

Rhodes, Greece, 14 April 2018. A corner of the fourth century BC Temple of Apollo, as reconstructed by Italian archaeologists in the early twentieth century, shrouded in twenty-first century scaffolding.

Cabin Fever?

As seen in the galley on a recent Ryanair flight. Is this required reading for all cabin crew, or is it only for those thought to be in danger of over-investing in their passengers?

A Little Story

She looked down impassively at the animal zipped into her handbag and felt only pity for it. It returned her a disdainful side-eye. Not the dog's fault, of course, that it'd been given to her as a let's-save-this-pathetic-excuse-for-a-marriage gift. She'd tried hard from day one to love the creature, and failed. Now, three years on, … Continue reading A Little Story