Towel Art

There are times you know you’re Abroad with a capital A, and one of them is this: One, some or all of your bathroom towels are made into Art. It might be a cute Valentine love heart, or perhaps a sort of cuddly origami teddy. It could be something more exotic, like a strangely shaped…

Ellora and Ajanta

It was a sepia-tinged 1923 charity-shop find, Wonders of the Past that did it. Grainy monochrome photographs depicting “marvels of ages now remote” had an almost Indiana Jones feel to them, complete with pith-helmeted archaeologists and white-robed assistants posing stiffly next to their latest dig. But the obvious delights of the newly-discovered tomb of Tutankhamen…