Tag Archives: Babylon

The Great American Eclipse and harbingers of doom!

With the Solar Eclipse about to hit the USA and a partial eclipse in many other places including the UK, it interesting to note that what is now a special tourist event was once something to be feared. Whilst it … Continue reading

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Why are the 7 days in a week? The story behind the names of the days of the week

Have you ever wondered why the week has 7 days in it?  It is so entrenched around the world even in areas not influenced by Bible teaching and yet no one really questions why this is.   Whilst human devised … Continue reading

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A date with the Mona Lisa

If you’re in Paris for more than a day then you really should make the effort to visit The Louvre as we did on Sunday. It is the worlds biggest and most visited museum and is impossible to see in … Continue reading

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