A Day Like Any Other Day

It's a chilly winter day and I'm in the state where the wind comes sweeping down the plain. The Sooner state, the Boomer Paradise, the core of Tornado Alley, the only state with an active oil rig next to the state capitol building. Lately, also [...]

World at a Glance: Beslan memorial in San Marino

Wandering about in tiny San Marino, the world's oldest republic, I stumbled upon this boy with the troubled face - a monument to victims of the school siege in Beslan in 2004.

The streets of Oslo are filled with love

Terrorism. In Oslo, one of the safest cities in the world, one of the most peaceful. A month ago, the worst tragedy since World War II hit Norway. A mad man, a terrorist, set off a bomb near the Prime Minister's office, killing 8. He [...]

Hatshepsut’s Mortuary Temple at Deir el-Bahari

Wednesday 9 January 2008 - still morning We're at Deir el-Bahari, at the death temple of female pharaoh Hatshepsut. Hatshepsut’s temple is magnificent. The architect Senmut built it, perfectly harmonising with the surrounding nature. The temple has three terraces carved out of the cliff and [...]

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