Layers in the Saronic Gulf

via Photo Challenge: Layered Layered A short flight to Athens, a bus ride to the historic port of Piraeus and just over an hour's  crossing of the Saronic Gulf by Catamaran and I was on the idyllic island of Ydra (also known as Hydra) last week, taking a few days out from autumnal England, to … Continue reading Layers in the Saronic Gulf

Old Delhi Flats and Cables: Structure

Structure I was in India early last year, visiting family and on the last day of the trip, we made a trip to Old Delhi and Chandni Chowk. We took a rickshaw that weaved its way through the impossibly narrow alleyways, miraculously avoiding contact with the busy heaving crowds. We whizzed past a myriad open … Continue reading Old Delhi Flats and Cables: Structure

A magical corner of the world

    via Photo Challenge: Corner Last year I received an exciting invitation to the wedding of a friend I had met in Greece, several years earlier. I had seen her every year since then, at the end of each summer, when we visited a favourite spot amongst the Dodecanese Islands. She spoke Spanish, Greek … Continue reading A magical corner of the world

Fragrance

via Daily Prompt: Fragrance Fragrance has incredible power over us. It can trigger memories and take us straight back to a time and place, long forgotten. It can make us feel elated, attracted, attractive, sad or repulsed. It is a, not-so-silent, back drop to our daily life. A reader's  sense of smell can be evoked through writing, to take them … Continue reading Fragrance