Halloween History

It is believed that the origins of Halloween may probably be found in an ancient, pre-Christian Celtic festival which honoured the dead. The Celts divided their year into four major holidays and according to this calendar, the year began on a day which now corresponds to November 1st on the modern calendar. Halloween History The […]

Curse of Tutankhamen

And now for something completely different…We all know the image of the mummy who appears swaddled in bandages every Halloween. You probably also know of the famous curse of Tutankhamen… Curse of Tutankhamen The story goes that  when Howard Carter opened the pharaoh’s tomb in 1922 it unleashed a dreadful curse which according to the […]