About the Author

Kelly M, admin and chief content creator for The Archaeology of Tomb Raider

The Basics:

  • Name – Kelly M (she/her).
  • Age – Early 40s.
  • Location – The Netherlands, but originally from Gibraltar.
  • Favourite Tomb Raider games – Tomb Raider (1996), Tomb Raider II, Tomb Raider: Legend, and Rise of the Tomb Raider.
  • Speaks/Understands, with varying degrees of fluency – English, Spanish, Mandarin Chinese, Dutch, French, and Japanese.
  • Occupation – Freelance writer, translator, editor, and content creator.
  • Academic Background – My background is in Chinese studies, translation, and international relations but I studied for an undergraduate certificate in archaeology via distance learning back in the late 2000s. You can learn more about the University of Leicester’s distance learning programs over here.

Interests & Hobbies:

  • East Asian and Egyptian archaeology.
  • Languages and translation studies.
  • Travel and ecotourism.
  • Wildlife and ocean conservation.
  • East Asian, South Asian, and South-East Asian cuisines.
  • Video games, console and mobile.
  • Star Wars, Star Trek, and the occasional anime series.
  • Reading non-fiction and travel writing.
  • Archery; I’m the proud owner of a 35-lb Hungarian horse bow!

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