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Long boats and Weasels

The last time I went to the British Museum with the Weasels, it was to see the Pompeii and Herculaneum exhibition. At the time, I complained that it was too crowded, making it very difficult to appreciate the whole thing. … Continue reading

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Early eruptions

Today I went to the British Museum, with the Weasels, to see the Pompeii and Herculaneum exhibition that has had everyone talking for ages. It has been heralded as the best exhibition ever. I was looking forward to seeing something … Continue reading

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Beauty back in time

A long time ago (about 40,000 years to be, sort of, precise) someone carved a bit of ivory into the form of a naked woman. The little figurine then laid in a cave waiting for someone to find it. Unfortunately … Continue reading

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Repelling hostile creatures

For my birthday, Dawn and I went to the British Museum to see the new Egyptian Book of the Dead exhibition. It was a bit of a snap decision. I heard a glowing review of it on Front Row on … Continue reading

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