We came to Leros with no expectations. It’s just there — a smallish Greek island in the Dodecanese group west of Turkey in the Aegean, close to some of our favourite islands. But we discovered so much more.
Norman Marshall Villeneuve is back in town, and the party’s on.
It was 1931 when American architect Alfred Butts joined the bulging ranks of the unemployed. There just weren’t many buildings being erected so Butts decided to construct something else – a game for adults.
Irwin Tauben’s parents were among the fortunate few – Polish Jews who endured sub-human conditions in labour and concentration camps to survive the Holocaust. They rarely talked about the past as they rebuilt their shattered lives.
For the past 25 years, a group of dedicated nature lovers have been working to protect Meadowbrook Park’s 57 hectares of green space.