Introducing ourselves

This blog has been created to support the joyous process of publishing a book to celebrate thirty years of the Friends of Mount Athos. We are Peter Howorth and Chris Thomas – with us in the picture are our great friends Stephen Bober and Peter Desmond on a hill overlooking Dionysiou Monastery in May 2019 where the idea of a book first emerged. Our working title is Encounters on the Holy Mountain but expect that to evolve as we gather content and develop our editorial policy.


HERE IT IS!! Coming to you directly! You will have to be quick to get the discount!
Big announcementFoMA30

Do judge this book by its cover!

Big announcementBook update

Final Draft Approved

Thank you all for your enormous patience. It's clearly not been the most straight-forward few months. The already complex process of editing a book which depends on so many contributors…