This is worse than the worst IKEA project you could imagine. There are some gaps for the promised material (you know who you are, and you’ll get a kind letter (at this stage)).

You will see a comment I made to Andrew’s book suggestion – things persist on the Holy Mountain – and when you add that sensible comment ‘whatever you think is the reason you are visiting the Holy Mountain, it is not the real reason’ – the outcomes are bewildering but intensely satisfying!

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The Society of the Friends of Mount Athos is dedicated to the study and promulgation of knowledge of the history, culture, arts, architecture, natural history, and literature of the Orthodox monasteries of Mount Athos, and to the promotion of the religious and other charitable work of the Holy Community and the monasteries, both those located on Mount Athos, and those elsewhere which are dependent or connected in some way with Mount Athos.