Like a meteor shower, the London Marathon returns Continue reading “Marathonids”
The five-day festival of the Tall Ships was announced by a volley of fireworks Continue reading “Tall Ships”
And Hanukkah and Seculus and whatever else you may celebrate toward the end of the year, and a prosperous year to come.
We stayed this time in the district we call Miracoli, Continue reading “Two more Venice scenes – kick, and Sarpi”
The first time I came to this island universe was by walking, along the bridge over the void Continue reading “Venice and the Feast of the First Full Moon”
A couple of geometric details about the Queen’s House
The Queen’s House, which we visited and talked about yesterday, is the jewel in the crown of Greenwich, according to one of the posters advertizing that it is now open.
Today, because of having become members of what’s called Royal Museums Greenwich, we had a preview of this palace, about to be opened to the public after more than a year of restoration.
If you were to visit me this year by means of Google Earth, you would find yourself descending on me through a lofty tangle of masts, spars, and ropes.
Panta rhei, “All things flow.”