Richard Pierce

Richard Pierce – author, poet, painter

Browsing Tag: Agios Nikolaos


Moon Rise

One of the most magical things I have ever experienced happened on two successive nights in Agios Nikolaos – we saw the moon rise from behind the mountains across the… Continue Reading



I have reluctantly washed Crete From my skin and dropped The dust of travelling into the Bin in the room’s centre, such Is the loss of leaving. In dreams, my… Continue Reading


Day 224

Today has been a much better day, partly because I did radio, which always cheers me up (maybe because I have to be cheerful for my listeners, and definitely because… Continue Reading


Day 200

Two weeks since we got back from Agios Nikolaos. Which means we’ve been back for as long as were there. The attraction hasn’t faded, and probably never will. I am… Continue Reading