Tag Archives: Jan Morris

This is Illyria, Lady: A short history of the Adriatic

The stretch of sea that reaches, like the long neck of a bottle, from the Ionian to the foot of the Alps has been long overdue for its own narrative.  Everyone, it seems, has dipped a toe in its waters. … Continue reading

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Which books are crucial crew?

When we moved from a house to a boat, I had a library of over 3000 books.  Rather too many to put on to one 12m yacht, so some had to go.  Most of them had to go.  Very nearly … Continue reading

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