Futurism amidst the ruins

One of the many remarkable things about central Rome is its aesthetic consistency. Everything is carefully presented to evoke a sense of fading grandeur.Unlike, say, London, where the hyper-modern arises in violent contrast alongside the ancient, Rome is a vast sepulchre, decaying in the most elegant fashion.

In Hebron

Yesterday we were able to spend some time in Hebron, as part of a visit arranged by the Church of Scotland and the Ecumenical Accompaniment Programme in Palestine and Israel (EAPPI). Here are some images, presented for now without comment.