Author: Dr Carole Baker

Critical Studies co-ordinator for BA (Hons) Photography at Plymouth University · Member of Peninsula Arts Galleries Programming Advisory Group · PhD Representations of the Animal through Photographic Practice · MA Photographic Studies · BA (Hons) English and Philosophy ·

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Thur 12 Nov, Oroklini, Larnaca: I’m up at 5.30 and on the road to Larnaca district at 6, leaving from my Airbnb in Limassol old town.  I turn straight down onto the coast road, past the tourist hotels, restaurants and…

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Wed 11 Nov, Moni, Limassol: Sandwiched between a Power Plant and a Limestone Quarry, an hour’s drive from the old town of Limassol, Sirius Dog Sanctuary is not signposted (on later asking why I’m told it’s to stop people from…

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Tue 10 Nov, Lania, Troodos Mountains: At 9.30 in the morning I leave Nicosia.  Yesterday’s feelings of dejection at only two confirmed appointments for the week subside when two further rescues agree to my visits, and I am optimistic, eager…

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Dog Blog, Nicosia Sun 8 Nov: Gradually recovering this morning from the assault on the senses that was the Nicosia City Dog Pound; the heat, glare, nauseous smells, irritating flies and intermittent bursts of barking, howling and whining where at…

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Fri 6 Nov, Nicosia: sipping Cyprus (or Turkish?) coffee, listening to the call to morning prayer, 24 degrees outside, perfect for thinking, working, photographing. Moved residence to NiMAC yesterday, following the opening of British Artist Tom Dale’s exhibition Black Atolls…