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WEREWOLVES. PUPPET MASTERS. DEAD BODIES. WAX MUSEUMS. WHAT OTHER MYSTERIES DOES LONDON HOLD?

Detective Chief Inspector Moses Reilly of Scotland Yard is the consummate bachelor, married to his job- and with good…

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Ethiopian Culture: Three Facets – A Travel Blog

Title image: Sunset over Lalibela and a beautiful Ethiopian culture. Our visit to Ethiopia was wonderful from all points of view: well organized by our excellent guide, Elias Alemayehu, visually stunning and vastly informative. Three aspects of Ethiopian culture are striking: Ethiopian Culture: The Food I like Ethiopian food because… read more

Ge’ez Ethiopian Script – A Travel Blog

Ge’ez is the Ethiopian script in use all around the country. Ethiopia is the only sub-Saharan country to have its own script and it is hundreds of years old. You might be tempted to call it an alphabet, but it is really a syllabary, where each symbol represents the combination… read more

Lalibela, Ethiopia – A Travel Blog

According to Elias Alemayehu, our guide in Ethiopia, 95% of tourists come to the country in order to visit Lalibela. The reason is suggested by the title image – namely the remarkable churches carved out of rock in one piece. The work was done between the 7th and 13th centuries…. read more

Julie Tetel Andresen has written about language and love for more than 20 years. A professor of linguistics at Duke University, Julie has also written more than twenty romance novels and novellas. read more