An Extract from ‘Intercities’ 

Sydney: Parallel Worlds It is as if for centuries a substance has flowed from the human eye that affects and changes the world, a glue that binds places and things. That substance doesn’t really exist, things are not joined together into a meaningful whole by any glue. And yet it is our eyes that bind…

Love in a Cold Climate

Dangerous Liaisons in the Low Countries Some people have gone to France or Italy in search of passionate romance, but others have fallen hopelessly in love in the unpromising dampness of the Low Countries. A Utrecht lady’s charm James Boswell was miserable from the moment he arrived in Holland. A nine-hour journey in a Dutch…