The words and work of Vanessa Winship.

A young woman with other places to go stopped briefly and passed only one comment. "Why he looks like a toad" she said. Forgive me you are mistaken, he's not a toad but a frog, and don't you know that frogs turn into Princes.

"At this Homeric time, the Sea was not navigable and was called Axenos (inhospitable) because of its wintry storms and the ferocity of the tribes that lived around it, they sacrificed strangers….but later, it was called Euxeinus, friendly to strangers” Strabo.


Sat in the crowd the girl radiated the luminosity of her youth. But the weight of her place had already set her expression.


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