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Travel Series: My Night on Mt. Sinai

This story took place in April of 2007, on the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt. Although I understand that it is not the safest place to travel at the present, 5 years ago it was a popular destination. The main tourist … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Beacon at Alexandria

I first read The Beacon at Alexandria, by Gillian bradshaw in 1999 when I was in Grade 11; it had been leant to me by my latin teacher as ‘a book that I should like’ – I didn’t just like it … Continue reading

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Book Review: Ladies of the Field

Ladies of the Field: Early Women Archaeologists and Their Search For Adventure, by Amanda Adams. Recently I have needed something to remind me of why I love archaeology and why I do what do.  This book has done that for me … Continue reading

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Ignite Culture: Saying a lot in just 5 minutes!

I recently participated in the first ever Ignite Culture, which was held in Toronto at the ING Direct Cafe. A big thank you to Jenn Nelson (@unmuseum) for organizing the event! This wasn’t my first experience with Ignite, but it … Continue reading

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Travel Series: My First Camel Ride

This travel series will be made up of stories from the places I have been lucky enough to visit over the years. I am starting with this tale of my first camel ride, which happened in Cairo back in 2004. … Continue reading

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