Sunday, 24 November 2019
Troy, Helen, Aphrodite and the Haunted Landscape
I took the photo above at the new exhibition Troy: Myth and Reality at the British Museum on Friday afternoon before going to a talk by historian Bettany Hughes on Helen of Troy and Mighty Aphrodite in the evening. On Saturday I was at the London Fortean Society conference on The Haunted Landscape: Magic and Monsters of the British Isles at Conway Hall.
They were all superb events and I took lots of pictures and notes - as well as buying Bettany Hughes' new book, Venus and Aphrodite, which I'm currently reading. I'm going to blog more about all of those things, but I thought I'd write this post just to let you know what I've been up to and what posts to look forward to over the next week.