Letters From Egypt

Letters From Egypt

In 1862, after contracting Tuberculosis, Lucie Duff Gordon’s travelled to Egypt, not just seeking adventure but hoping to improve her dwindling health.  Her Letters from Egypt are not just random…
The Devil and his Advocates

The Devil and his Advocates

Throughout my studies in Religion, and writing, the Devil has cropped up several times, unsurprisingly.  However, with the general worldview towards this figure of the Old and New Testaments being…
Calling the Spirits

Calling the Spirits

I’m sure many of us have seen the image on television or portrayed on radio and comic books of the atypical ‘mystic’ calling out ‘is there anybody there?’, and although…
Cut Stones & Crossroads

Cut Stones & Crossroads

Although originally published in 1984 Cut Stones & Crossroads by Ronald Wright simply remains the pinnacle of any travel writing on Peru.  Weaving the country’s rich and diverse culture and…
A Sense of Tiptoe

A Sense of Tiptoe

I’ve been re-immersing myself into more poetry as of late, it’s something that I’ve long tried to avoid as, being a poet and writer, it’s an area where I always…