All posts by 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 ·

Dog Blog 5

Nov 17, 2015 |

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 bars, and head east for the hour’s drive.  Jeanette, a Swedish woman, and her team […more]

Dog Blog 4

Nov 15, 2015 |

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 constantly dumping dogs there).  It’s a sanctuary rather than a pound, funded purely from donations […more]

Dog Blog 3

Nov 13, 2015 |

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 for the new experiences ahead.   I drive first West and then due South on the […more]

Dog Blog 2

Nov 9, 2015 |

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 times overwhelming. Rafaella arrived early yesterday at NiMAC and we took a taxi to the […more]

Dog Blog 1

Nov 7, 2015 |

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 – an eclectic range of art work showing everyday life at its most absurd; YBA […more]