Taking Your Treasure with You The Ancient Egyptians were masters when it came to ensuring that their rulers were properly prepared and adequately supplied for the journey upstairs. All manner of bodily preparation was carried out before the dear old thing was boxed up and shunted into his personal pyramid. Presumably, in those days, it was considered that he might need a bit of gear to aid his passage, so they filled the rest of the space with all sorts of valuable stuff. Although probably not the first example of trying to… Read More
It’s a funny thing turning forty. Not funny ha ha, or even peculiar, more bloody annoying than funny actually. I remember when I was kid and my parents hit the big 40. In my mind they may just as well have turned seventy. I have been in my forties now for a while and I am starting to realise just why people have a ‘mid-life crisis’ or look at things differently when they say goodbye to their thirties.