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The Ties that Bind

In the 4th century BCE, Plato wrote his dialogues Timaeus and Critias, and compared the virtues of two cities—Athens and Atlantis. The story of Atlantis originated with Solon, Athenian law maker and his ancestor. Solon, while travelling the Mediterranean world and learning about the laws of the various cities was told the legend by Egyptians…

Book Cover Reveal

My latest book has been a long time coming and I now can reveal to you the cover design for Search for the Golden Serpent. I think it looks awesome, thanks to Scarlett Rugers of The Scarlett Rugers Book Design Agency. action adventure storiesancient egyptancient greek mythologyAncient Historyancient relicsaspiring authorsauthorsbuying a bookcarthageebooksFather and son storyheroesHistorical Fantasyindie publishingIndie…

The Search for Atlantis

Plato’s Atlantis was the precursor to his epic and quantifiable exposition The Republic, a discourse on the ideal society. How government should run, the election of public servants, the laws and the behaviour of its citizens—men. Women were mentioned but weren’t considered as major players in workings of the social order. So was Plato writing…

Wild Theories and Mysticisms

The legend of Atlantis has been around for over twenty-four hundred years and people still talk and write about it, including me. There are countless books, both fiction and non-fiction not to mention the documentaries. People are fascinated by the enigma of Atlantis, the achievements of the people and the “utopian” imagery it produced. There…

What’s in a name?

Giving a name or title to something can either have you thinking about what it means or cloud one’s judgement. Doesn’t really matter as long as it makes sense to the person who named it. Regardless, I want to explain the title of my blog and what it means to me. I got the idea…

Life as an emerging writer

To continue… The most difficult thing about deciding what you really want to do, is doing it. Working full-time as a secondary teacher did not give me a lot of time to pursue my dream but nothing was going to stop me from trying. So every school holidays, where possible, I would write. Not easy…