Betrayed with a Kiss …

At the end of last year I went to see the ‘Beyond Caravaggio’ exhibition at the National Gallery in London. It was woefully disappointing *. (In the afternoon I went to

The Lady in Red

In my January post ‘The Lady in Blue’ I wrote about why, in Christian art, the Virgin Mary is traditionally clothed in blue. However, one of my favourite paintings of all time has the

The Olympic Flag, Wikimedia Commons - Dave Johnston

Olympian Colours

Last night, as I was watching the opening ceremony for the 31st Olympiad in Rio, I wondered, and not for the first time, why there were 5 rings on the