Victoria & Albert in London

Religious Sculpture in Europe 1300-1600 Religious images could be found everywhere in medieval Europe, in cathedrals, parish churches and monasteries, and also at home. With their three-dimensional, life-like appearance, they evoked the presence of Christ, the Virgin and the saints. Worshippers prayed to them every day. Some sculptures formed part of large altarpieces, with standing… Read More Victoria & Albert in London

An Australian in Ecuador in London

Open disclosure, transparency, open communication are all important concepts in a free society. However, everything is relative, and it is clear that some things need to be kept secret, including by governments in order to support national security amongst other reasons. Hence my problem with Wikileaks and its journalist founder Julian Assange. Regardless, there are… Read More An Australian in Ecuador in London