The praying mantis (Mantis religiosa) is a close relative of the cockroach. I believe this is that species, also known as the European Mantis. Always an interesting insect to look […]
Here are some photos I took last June in the medieval village of Pyrgi on the Greek island of Chios. Intriguingly, as you can observe in the following photos, […]
A shot from the Athens fish market, always a chaotic and lively scene. In this photo I seem to have captured a moment of calm.
Here are a few photos through a fisheye lens adaptation on my phone. I’m not typically a phone-photographer, but thought I’d try it out in a context where I […]
This lighthouse is out on a somewhat desolate, very rocky point called Gero Gombos on the island of Kefalonia in the Ionian Sea. The last time I was here […]
I took these photos a number of months ago, and just rediscovered them in my archives. The photos depict goats embedded (to a certain degree) into the face of a […]
A few photographs of persimmons and pomegranates on trees in my wife’s parent’s garden in Kefalonia, Greece. Despite economic woes, Greece’s climate remains ideal for growing a huge range of […]
I’m experimenting with growing two unconventional tropical/sub-tropical trees in Greece, Moringa olieifera and Ziziphus mauritiana. I’ve posted some initial photos below and will update as time goes by… Below is […]
I photographed this mural in Athens a while ago, just getting around to posting it. Please let me know via the comment forum if you know who the artist is […]
Pistacia lentiscus is a member of the Anacardiaceae family, relative of such well-known food crops as Mango, Cashew and Pistachio. P. lentiscus is a shrub or tree that grows in […]
Another building clad in vegetation.
Since the onset of spring I’ve seen a number of heavily vegetated building facades throughout Athens, like this one. I remember passing by this particular building in the winter when […]