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.

press to zoom

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

press to zoom

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

press to zoom

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

press to zoom

Cycladic churches ......

press to zoom

Doors, shutter, balconies.....

press to zoom

A crude but beautiful ......

press to zoom

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

press to zoom

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

press to zoom