Category Archives: Religion

CRUISING SLOWLY UP THE HOOGHLY

The era of cruising is upon us with more and more retirees booking holidays on gargantuan ocean liners. Competition is stiff as cruise companies try to outdo each other with waterslides, bowling alleys and robotic baristas to mix your cocktails. Such … Continue reading

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NOTES FOLLOWING A BRIEF VISIT TO HATRA IN 1980

  The remains of Hatra, the ancient capital of Arab kings, lie west of Mosul, 300 kms north of Baghdad, on the windswept steppes of the Ninawa governorate in northern Iraq. Originally an important caravanserai on the fabled Silk Road … Continue reading

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Enough is enough: Charlie Hebdo

  May I begin by saying that no insult for one’s own satisfaction is honourable, but then neither is killing by way of taking revenge.  In the fifteen years since I founded the World Religions Photo Library, I never received … Continue reading

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