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Stonehenge…Live! The post-mortem

I’m writing this up June 23. Yes, I write some entries that far in advance. It’s how the daily updates happen at 9:00 exactly. I file a bunch at once and let the computer auto-post. It means I can work on my PhD with no distractions, or at least no blog related...

The SEAC Conference starts

Today is the first session of the SEAC conference. They started with a meet ‘n’ greet last night. I’m not there, I have work to do. This will be the first year in quite a while when there isn’t a new book published at the meeting. Normally the...

More Mysticism

I’m told that June 26’s post wasn’t my first experience with the New Age at West Kennet. I don’t remember my first trip there, which was when I was five. My Da does though. Inside the West Kennet long barrow We went on a family trip one summer....

Graffiti Archaeology?

I won’t mention Athena’s blog and how she’s taking apart alternative archaeology claims because I’ve got a post on Graham Hancock lined up for July 2. Instead I’ll point out Savage Minds again where Suspirium Puellarum Celadus Thraex...

Isn’t Kraftwerk Wonderful?

Kraftwerk have just released a new live album Minimum Maximum which pretty much underlines the obvious. They’re geniuses. Live albums can be awful, with the band dropping the guitar, singing off key or at their worst taking the opportunity for terminal drum...