24 May /13

Mumbo Jumbo

In his book Travels into the inland parts of Africa (published 1738) Francis Moore, wrote of a monstrous figure which was called upon to adjudicate when a woman disagreed with her man.Continue reading Mumbo Jumbo

13 May /13


Great rulers might hope to be remembered for their victories in battle, but some have become best known for their place of burial.Continue reading Mausoleum

12 Apr /13


Machiavellian comes from Niccolo Machiavelli, an Italian who experienced political and physical survival in one of the most tumultuous periods of Italian history.Continue reading Machiavellian