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January in AthensRead MoreJanuary 15, 2022


We are in Athens for another two weeks before heading off to Dubai on our way to New Zealand.

Malaysian Borneo meets ShetlandRead MoreJanuary 15, 2022


What happens when Shetland wool meets songket weaving? This!

The Benaki Foundation Read MoreJanuary 1, 2022


The Benaki Foundation is home to great collections including the last manufacturer of ribbons and trimmings.

The Centre of Folk Art and TraditionRead MoreJanuary 1, 2022


The Greek folklorist Angeliki Hatzmichali's home is now a museum.

Happy New Year 2022Read MoreJanuary 1, 2022

A very happy New Year to everyone.

The art of Ancient TheraRead MoreDecember 24, 2021


The island of Santorini is also called Thera and was once home to a sophisticated society which valued beauty.

Art in AthensRead MoreDecember 22, 2021

One of the joys of travel is experiencing things that change our view of the world.

Greetings from GreeceRead MoreDecember 21, 2021


It is nearly Christmas and on the eve of the festivities I would like to wish you all a very happy Christmas and New Year.

Moving onRead MoreNovember 20, 2021

This blog will be the last for a little while...

Flight!Read MoreNovember 20, 2021

Flamingoes are the subject of Flight! this week.