I live in London, but spent a lot of time in France and the Florida Panhandle growing up. And a lot of other places.
I wrote my PhD dissertation last millennium on later Greek architectural sculpture - in short how public monuments were decorated and why (King's College London and The Institute of Classical Studies).
Then I did a post-doc very kindly funded by the Onassis Foundation where I got to spend time at the wonderful ASCSA in Athens. Then ...
I've published academic articles on Caryatids and Palm Capitals, and I'm working on one about the monuments of the Hecatomnid Dynasty of Caria. And a book on The Elgin Marbles (Hutchinson 2006) and ...
I'm not a big public speaker as I get terrible stage fright, but I will be talking about Collecting The Parthenon at The Wallace Collection on the 28th January 2013 (5.30 pm just turn up).
I live in London, I have a Jack Russell named Ellie von Pelly, and I love food.
Ellie von Pelly is named after a little girl and a diagnostician.She also lives in London, loves (non-dog) food, balls, balloons, duvets, long walks, balls, balloons, food.
I can't bear to watch the movie 300 because I used to excavate in Sparta.