01 Sep

Tiffy and the Mermaid

 Tiffy and the Mermaid

“I must go down to the seas again, for the call of the running tide Is a wild call and a clear call that may not be denied.”

‘Sea Fever’ by John Masefield

 

 Tales of mermaids have been around for centuries, and form a large part of seafaring lore, especially round the coastal areas of Britain. Their sighting was thought to be a bad omen, foretelling storms and rough seas. There are numerous folk tales describing their interaction with humans.  Read More

07 Aug

In Search of Sophia: the Egyptian Princess

In Search of Sophia: the Egyptian Princess

In ancient days, in other lives, long past, but not forgotten.
In Adonai and Babylon, Etruscans and Egyptians came to my temple –
Journeyed to the valley of the moon. (Jim Gannon, Black Widow)

This is the account of Sir Craig Hudson, emeritus professor of Egyptology and Middle Eastern Studies at Bradenstoke College, Kingston University. Read More

04 Aug

All in a day’s Walk