I thought I would make a list of Radio 4 In Our Time podcasts which are relevant to Classics, as … Continue reading In Our Time: Classics podcasts
The plan was to get to Croatia by boat – I booked a ferry going from Venice to Poreč, and … Continue reading ‘The Wreck of the Unbelievable’: Damien Hirst’s incredible exhibition in Venice
The Roman mosaics in the Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos in Córdoba are worth remarking on. In particular there is … Continue reading Córdoba: mosaics in the Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos
Well, now I really feel that my Sabbatical has begun in earnest. This morning I took a boat from Mykonos … Continue reading The holy isle of Delos
We set off from Tolo before 9, and headed straight for Epidavros, arriving before the rush. We sat in the … Continue reading Athens 2015 Day 3
Bristol Grammar School went to Greece for the second year in a row. This is where we went (click on … Continue reading Athens, October 2015
Homer’s Odyssey, Book 6, sees Odysseus a desperate man, landing on a beautiful island, and faced by a gorgeous girl. … Continue reading The cheesiest chat-up lines in literary history?