Little Britannia: Rome didn’t come for the weather.

Britain is essentially just a middling island off the coast of the continent. But it can be easy to lose sight of that in the context of with the Romans. Our¬† thriving trade in classical reminiscing during the British Empire has ensured a huge amount of time money and effort is thrown into researching it.… Read More Little Britannia: Rome didn’t come for the weather.

The season has started to settle into its heady Summer humidity, complete with spots of sunshine, cloud, rain and Wimbledon. If you are one of the many who have experienced the epic thunderstorms of the past week you also may have, like I, have felt some primeval and instinctive connection to the weather. With the… Read More

All Roads lead to Rome: But where the hell is my city A-Z?

If you are lucky enough to travel to Rome today you are greeted with the almost paradoxical world of ancient and modern, squished together into labyrinthine alley-ways, suddenly giving way to plaza-scapes filled with fountains monuments and flocks of tourists. The intoxicating and sometime stifling combination of modern buildings, pizzerias and ice-cream shops bustling round… Read More All Roads lead to Rome: But where the hell is my city A-Z?