Chapbooks are a traditional art-form: small hand- or desktop-printed booklets bound, in this case with saddle-stitch. I recently made 20 … More
I took a boat along the Nile from Luxor to the dam at Aswan and then flew on to Abu … More
An album of photos from a 2-day visit to Palermo, Sicily, in 2018. A fascinating, if unlovely, city with uniquely complex history and some outstanding architecture.
I was going to say there’s nothing quite like it. Not about photography; not on the web. Brooks Jensen’s video … More
The stories of Genesis are the fond of a great deal of Western literature, art and even law. But most of us learned them as illiterates.
In the hills behind Palermo, Sicily, is the community of Monreale — “Royal Mountain” — and the Cathedral of the … More
September 4, 476 C.E. is the conventional date — sanctioned by Edward Gibbon — for the end of the Roman … More
The Second Coming when an eternally youthful Christ, seated on a watery globe from which pour the four rivers of … More
The Lamentation of Christ in Death is a group of seven, mediæval terracotta sculptures.
The Organ at the back of the Choir of the Cathedral of St Mary of Toledo The city, lodged in … More