inspirations from travels

Traditional wooden caiques are in danger of being lost to fiberglass and overfishing, but these beautiful craft can still be heard chugging out to sea at dawn, returning with small catches that evening. The pure lines and solid, sturdy construction are superb.

The fragmented tiled rooftops of Byzantine village, Monemvasia, are ....

The whole village turns out to paint the street for the annual festival - children included. Showing a great love of community and space.

Ancient cyclopean walls defy rational belief systems. Carving, moving, lifting and interlocking these massive stone blocks is both astonishing and inspiring

Cycladic churches ......

Doors, shutter, balconies.....

A crude but beautiful ......

The meticulous craftsmanship needed for building a wooden caique .....

A simple cottage in a seaside villlage on the island on Sifnos is reminiscent of a Karoo house. The simplicity......