Category: General

Butehamun in the journal KMT

I am delighted that my article about Butehamun (spelled “Butehamen” in accordance with their style guide) has been published in the respected popular Egyptology magazine “Kmt”. This is particularly gratifying because the journal had close links with the late Dr.…

CSI episode 300 a disappointment

I very much like the TV series CSI, but I stopped watching after William Petersen left the series after 9 seasons. His Gil Grisson character, with hints of Aspbergers, was fascinating. It wasn’t the same show without him. But I…

Book review: “Inferno”

The first thing that has to be said about “Inferno” is that it is much better than Dan Brown’s last effort, the disappointing “The Lost Symbol”. Inspired by Dante’s “Divine Comedy”, “Inferno” takes symbologist Robert Langdon on a tour of…