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Today is World Diabetes Day!

Well today’s the day we diabetics get our own day, so let me say HOORAY! Ok that’s a bit much, for diabetes is an insidious disease that can have far reaching consequences. 1,824 more words


In Search of the Amarna Royals

As some of you may be aware, news broke several weeks ago of a possible hidden chamber within the tomb of Tutankhamun (commonly known as King Tut) which people are saying may contain the burial of Nefertiti.  

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Ancient Times

Bestiary (2 part)

In the next mountain pass, after walking for days on snow, we encountered a band of Cyclops who, right after seeing us, began to cast stones downhill until they crushed wretched Euanthes and Dion, forcing the rest of us to retreat. 1,271 more words


Bestiario (segunda parte)

En el siguiente puerto de montaña, cuando ya hacía días que caminábamos sobre nieves, nos esperaba una banda de cíclopes que, nada más vernos, comenzó a arrojarnos piedras ladera abajo hasta aplastar a los desdichados Dion y Evantes y forzarnos al resto a retroceder. 1,400 more words


Bestiary (part 1)

Sorry, but you will see me married to a Gorgon before than sailing to Mindos with you, noble Learco.

That was, to our dismay, the last and definitive answer we obtained from the only guide we could find throughout Priene, similar fate we experienced in Istros, Leontino or Tocra, although we had broken into those little towns so ostentatiously, noisily, with great pomp and pageantry and promising richness and substantial rewards. 1,916 more words


Bestiario (primera parte)

-Lo siento, pero antes me veréis casado con una Gorgona que acompañándoos a Mindos, noble Learco.

Aquella fue, para nuestra desgracia, la última y definitiva respuesta que nos diera el único guía que hallar pudimos en toda Priene, la misma suerte que cosechamos en Istros, Leontino o Tocra, a pesar de que irrumpimos en aquellas pequeñas polis haciendo mucho ruido, con gran pompa y boato y prometiendo jugosas recompensas. 2,194 more words


There Is Nothing New Under The Sun

I’m going to do here what every writer does when they can’t write or finish a piece – I’m going to Share what I’ve been reading. 360 more words

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