Connie Tindale is married with two children and two grandchildren and is passionate about Egypt’s archaeological history. Before being banned from entering Egypt for criticising the slaughter in Rabaaa Square in Cairo following the military coup, she spent sixteen years dividing her time between her home in Norfolk, England, and a village on the west bank of the Nile in Upper Egypt where she founded and managed a charity for disadvantaged and disabled children.
Her career has been varied and she worked in horticulture for seven years before returning to education and gaining a Business Degree then a Master’s Degree in Educational Research from the University of East Anglia. She is a qualified teacher and during her years in education tutored around 2,000 adult students in Accountancy and Statistics.
She has an interest in raising self-esteem in women and is involved in various women’s support groups. She has published guides to Raising Self Esteem, Creating Bonsai Trees, Planning Japanese Gardens and Guides to Luxor. The Fall of Thebes in the first book in the Golden Ankh series and is continued in the Fall of Alexandria.