What was the symbolism of doors that led nowhere?
Pyramids are emblematic of Ancient Egypt. But what was their purpose, and why did the kings stop building them?
If you love English literature, then these places belong on your ‘visit someday’ list…
Christmas: a time to give, to spend time with loved ones – and to feast!
If, like me, you’re fascinated by the Ancient Egyptian civilisation, you’ll find the items in these museums absolute wonders.
Pharaoh, pyramid, mummy, desert – which modern English words can be traced back to the Ancient Egyptian language?
The desert – wild, beautiful and timeless – is an evocative backdrop in my novel Song of the Nile.
‘I have found that when I am writing something emotional, I must write it the first time directly with hand on paper. Handwriting is more connected to the movement of the heart.’ So wrote Natalie Goldberg in Writing Down the Bones, and I quite agree. For me, handwriting has such soul.