West Africa: Word, Symbol, Song – British Library, London

In 2015, I had a sort of watershed. I was house-sitting for a friend and realised when I looked at their shelves, filled with lots of African literature, that not only did I really have no idea about that, but I had no real idea about what any of the places in Africa were like. other than that some had famine and some had wild animals.  Continue reading “West Africa: Word, Symbol, Song – British Library, London”

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The Celts: Art & Identity, British Museum

I wouldn’t strictly say that the British Museum is a place of worship – though it can be a spiritual experience visiting there. However, I visited the exhibition with my friend who is pagan, for whom it really was a chance for pilgrimage.

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Queen Mary Harp, 1450, National Museum Scotland

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