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The View at Wall

Wall, ancient Letocetum, in Staffordshire.   Download now or listen on posterous The View at Wall.m4a (4339 KB) Posted via email from Alun’s posterous Share &...

Fund your project via the web

I saw an interesting funding opportunity on ReadWriteWeb and, because it’s only open to Americans, I thought to share it. Kickstarter.com looks like it could be useful for funding small-scale academic projects. The idea is simple enough, you look through the various...

Religious Accommodation is a Political Issue

I’ve been sat on this post for a couple of weeks. One reason for not putting it up is I’ve been busy and this post might annoy a few people. Kicking off a discussion and then ignoring it is impolite, so it has had to wait. Another reason is that it’s...

Local Archaeology at the river Trent

A couple of years ago Martin Rundkvist pulled together a series of blog posts from around the world under the heading The Ever-Present Past: Your Nearest Site. My nearest site is probably an air-raid shelter from the Second World War, but despite three trips I...

A tomb is a machine for remembering

Some blog posts are a long time in the writing, but this sets a new record for me. Around May 2000 I was trying to think of a way of ripping off Le Corbusier’s quote A house is a machine for living in with regard to tombs. It’s not a position I’d...