Photopost: Vatican Museums (Mostly Ceilings)

When it comes to choosing the places to visit in Rome, the Vatican Museums are probably high enough on your list. The queues and the ticket costs can be somewhat off-putting, I know; however, here're some of the photos from my last trip, that may help you to make up your mind. There's plenty to see beyond the Sistine Chapel and the famous staircase!   All the Baroque ... VIEW THE POST >>

Photo-essay: London between the wars

1920s and 1930s continue to provide endless inspiration for writers, re-enactors, swing dancers, vintage lovers and period drama directors alike. It was a difficult, bitter, glittering, glorious, complex time. The city awoke from its post-WW1 slumber and sprung into growth far and wide. New banks and theatres, cinemas (now showing "talkies"!) and gentlemen clubs grew, majestic and marble-clad, ... VIEW THE POST >>