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.
Late summer sees the watermelon vendor set up his stall a short walk out of the Amboise Gate, Rhodes Old Town, Greece. He, and his watermelons, come from the village of Apolakkia, about 80 kilometers to the south.
Photographs taken in Rhodes, Greece during the Christmas period, 2014.
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.
This month it's 25 years since I first visited Rhodes and Symi. I had two weeks' holiday from my work in London and wanted a complete change of pace. I knew I needed fresh air, sunshine, exercise, a laugh and to do some serious thinking - I was plotting a new path. A colleague recommended … Continue reading My First Time
This rock's been in the news this week, a lot. Of course, it's been newsworthy in recent years for its tourism; good and bad. Most often found in the foreign press travel supplements and rarely mentioned even in the national press as a bit-player in the ongoing economic crisis - Rhodes has now entered The News. … Continue reading The State We’re In
...well, back at least. Recently, I returned from a trip to England which left me feeling deeply unsettled. Realizing that this is nothing new for me, I found the following entry in my diary for January 7-8 1994. I wake up at 4 a.m. and can't get back to sleep. What is bothering me? Why … Continue reading Back and Forth: Unsettled Then