From the Greek island of Zakynthos

Cave of the Nymphs High at the head a branching olive grows, And crowns the pointed cliffs with shady boughs. A cavern pleasant, though involv'd in night, Beneath it lies, the Naiades delight. Where bowls and urns, of workmanship divine, And massy beams in native marble shine; On which the Nymphs amazing webs display, Of... Continue Reading →

Genius Loci (Cílek) p.2

Bees of the Invisible – Awakening of a Place (Part 2) By Václav Cílek That time under Silbury I begun (for myself only) to compose the ‘pilgrim’s rules’. I finished them two years later amongst the Elbe sandstone, then forgot. Here they are – and they do not want to be taken too seriously, because... Continue Reading →

Railtracks

Railtracks is a collaboration between John Berger and Anne Michaels, two writers of remarkable achievement. Their sensual and exploratory dialogue is accompanied by my own photographs, documenting  a journey by narrow gauge train through the winter landscapes of Southern Bohemia, which I took on the day of a winter solstice, in 2007. J. The whistle,... Continue Reading →

Journey across Iceland

"If you look at the map of Europe, you will see in its north-western corner lying just under the Arctic circle a large island..." William Morris From William Morris's Icelandic Journal Tuesday 18th July 1871 …Still down, and the hills get lower now; I note here our riding over huge waste of black sand all... Continue Reading →

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