Travel Writing: Pula, a Footnote in Joyce’s life

On 8 October 1904, 22-year-old James Joyce eloped from Ireland to mainland Europe with his girlfriend Nora Barnacle, his later wife. Joyce’s father, his brother Stanislaus and his aunt Josephine all turned out to see him off for his journey to the continent. Joyce’s father was unaware of Nora’s existence aboard ship, although his brother,…

John Greeves | 16/10/2018

EXHIBITION REVIEW: Soak, Steam, Dream: Reinventing Bathing Culture

Until 28 January next year, Soak, Steam, Dream: Reinventing Bathing Culture is on at Roca Galleries, in Chelsea Harbour. It’s an exhibition primarily of architectural designs for bathing spaces – saunas and bathhouses and the like – and old photographs and archival documents. Roca Galleries was designed by Zaha Hadid Architects and opened in 2011…

Jo Varney | 31/10/2016