Lanterns

Taken outside the Grand Master's Palace at the top of the Street of the Knights in Rhodes Old Town, Greece on 3 October, at midnight. I much prefer the place late at night, off season. Fewer people and less noise make for greater atmosphere.

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

Blue Views

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.

Worldly Things.

Another summer evening at the Agence Consulaire de France in Rhodes Old Town. (My previous visit - here) This time to view Sic Transit Gloria Mundi, an exhibition of work by Nikos Papadimitriou and Christos Tsoumplekas. I enjoyed the work of both artists, but have to say the tactile humour and empathy of Tsoumplekas' sculptures won me over. Needless … Continue reading Worldly Things.

A Light Night

Earlier this week, dodging guided tours on a walk down Ippoton to meet a friend for coffee, I caught sight of a flyer by the door of the Agence Consulaire de France. Advertising 'Le Voyage de la Lumiere', an exhibition of photo and video art inside, it was definitely my kind of thing. To be … Continue reading A Light Night