Temenos Academy Papers 34
39 pages, 21 illustrations
ISBN 978 0 9564078 4 9 paper
The Inaugural Temenos Thetis Blacker Memorial Lecture given by Jane Geddes on
3 December 2009.
Thetis Blacker (1927–2006) was an artist and writer and a Fellow of the Temenos
Academy. Inspired by her energy and spiritual passion, Jane Geddes set out on a
journey to the remote Yemeni island of Socotra with her two sons, to experience the
environment of the Desert Fathers, Paul and Anthony. This book is an account of what
she learnt from her journey.