Delighted that Paul Andruss is joining the blog as a regular contributor on the first Friday of each month, and if you missed his two posts before Christmas you can find them in this directory in the menu.
Today Paul shares his trip to the land of gods and heroes....and you can see more photographs of this trip at this link: https://www.flickr.com/photos/book-drawings/sets/72157625509728092/
Ionia by Paul Andruss
This land of gods and heroes fills me with irrational love and irrepressible longing. Here a sister married her brother and built him a tomb so magnificent it became a wonder of the world. Here, a nymph saw a young man drink from her spring. Fiercely desiring him, she prayed they would never part. With cruel humour, the capricious gods joined flesh to flesh, creating the first hermaphrodite.
This is Bodrum, once Halicarnassus, home of the mausoleum. Behind the town, hidden in…
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