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Eat like an Ancient Egyptian

We know a lot about the Ancient Egyptians, thanks to this great ancient civilisation. Their desire and propagandist need to disclose what they did was paramount, especially for the pharaohs. They made sure their successes were touted everywhere. Rameses II was particularly good at promoting what a powerful and good ruler he was, even when…

Digging My Way into Ancient History

Four years ago I was in a newsagency, fossicking through the myriad of magazines when one caught my attention and so I picked it up. I flicked through the pages and was hooked. The magazine titled: Archaeological Diggings, is an Australian publication on ancient history and archaeology. The stories covered include the latest discoveries and…

An Interview

Daniel Zalec, a freelance writer, and I connected a few months ago. We have since been communicating via email and twitter and found we both love Greece. We shared common reading and viewing interests and exchanged recommendations. Daniel then asked if I would be interested in a interview. Daniel’s questions made me think about what…

Does our past determine our future?

If you told me 20 years ago I would be a writer, I would have laughed. The only thing I was worried about during that time was finding a permanent teaching position in a government/public school. When I graduated, teaching places were scarce and the only way to gain permanency in the government schools was…