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  • Berlin – Part Two

    We woke up bright and early on our second morning in Berlin and after some deliberation decided to head off to Museum Island to partake in some CULTURE. Read more

    The 20 October 2014 by   Mmeguillotine
    CULTURE, BOOKS
  • Book Review – Neil Gaiman’s Neverwhere by Mike Carey & Glenn Fabry

    This is an adaptation of Neverwhere, a novel by Neil Gaiman. It’s about a man, Richard Mayhew, who helps a strange woman and ends up in the London beneath... Read more

    The 20 October 2014 by   Manofyesterday
    ENTERTAINMENT, MOVIES, CULTURE
  • Queen Tiye

    This fragment of relief, showing the profile of Queen Tiye, comes from one of the walls of tomb of the 'chief of the royal harem' Userhat (TT47), one of the... Read more

    The 20 October 2014 by   Egyking
    CULTURE
  • The Scribe Ta Kneeling In Front of Anubis

    A bald-headed man is depicted at the right hand side, kneeling on the left knee before the jackal god Anubis, who is on his shrine. Read more

    The 20 October 2014 by   Egyking
    CULTURE
  • Sherlock Holmes: The Man Who Never Lived And Will Never Die

    As long term readers of this blog will be VERY well aware of, I am a MASSIVE HUGE Sherlock Holmes fan. Always have been and always will be. Read more

    The 19 October 2014 by   Mmeguillotine
    CULTURE, BOOKS
  • Book Review – Eustace by S.J. Harris

    Eustace is a sickly boy confined to his bed. He eats soup, has to endure visits from his great-aunts and longs for the day when his hero, his brother Frank,... Read more

    The 19 October 2014 by   Manofyesterday
    ENTERTAINMENT, MOVIES, CULTURE
  • Sayempetref and His Wife Neshay

    On this fragment, two registers of representations in sunk relief with legenda have been preserved. They are carefully executed and very detailed. Read more

    The 19 October 2014 by   Egyking
    CULTURE
  • Magically Speaking

    In this Aeon article about “legendary comics author Alan Moore” (whose legend and existence had escaped my notice until now), Moore explains his decision to... Read more

    The 18 October 2014 by   Cris
    PHILOSOPHY, DEBATE, SPIRITUALITY, RELIGION
  • Fragment of a Relief with Butcher's Scene and Fluteplayer

    The fragment must have come from a mastaba chapel. Parts of two scenes are preserved on it. On the right hand side, part of the upper body of a man is visible.... Read more

    The 18 October 2014 by   Egyking
    CULTURE
  • Dishonor Thy Father

    From the metaphorical standpoint of selfish genes and their male human vessels, the worst possible fitness outcome is to invest in another man’s child while... Read more

    The 16 October 2014 by   Cris
    PHILOSOPHY, DEBATE, SPIRITUALITY, RELIGION

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