Homer and Me

Tell me about a complicated man

‘Dawn comes swiftly with rosy fingers,’ Homer © A. Harrison

So open’s Homer’s Odyssey, and if the man’s travels are any indication, Odysseus was indeed a complicated man.

Many have tried to map Odysseus’ travels, citing places from the Eastern Mediterranean, via Africa, through the Azores to as far afield as the Caribbean. In the ten years of his wanderings (I wish! No credit card, no Iphone, no Internet — and no mortgage) Odysseus’…

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At 10 I discovered travel, books and philosophy. Now I pass my days with a camera in one hand, a notebook in the other, looking for the perfect coffee.

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Anne Harrison

At 10 I discovered travel, books and philosophy. Now I pass my days with a camera in one hand, a notebook in the other, looking for the perfect coffee.