The Minoans

When I was younger I spent some weeks island-hopping around the Aegean, ferry by ferry. The Cyclades, and Greece in general, floated in quieter waters in those days and you could get a better feel for the culture and history cast over the wine-dark sea.

Life in the Bubble

Have you ever in your life been hungry? I don’t mean missing dinner or going on a crash diet, I mean being so desperate for food that your every waking thought involves trying to find any scrap of sustenance, however filthy or rancid it may be. I mean real hunger. Most people who are poor … More Life in the Bubble