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You too can have an ass like Cleopatra

@Simon_Perry on Twitter has pointed out a website of someone who’s a rather aggressive salesman. I’ve had to hand in my Pedantry badge that I earned in the cub scouts because my first reaction was that the champagne vinegar in this facecream isn’t...

Good news at Archaetech

The Google Ancient Places (GAP) project is one of only 12 projects to pick up anything from the first round of Digital Humanities Awards. GAP will link books to places in the ancient world, so it sounds like it could be pretty useful. Share &...

East is East?

I’m not planning to blog a lot on the Astronomical Orientation of Ancient Greek Temples as is openly accessible. Your comments are going to carry a lot more weight there than here. But I’ll try and keep track of what other people are saying elsewhere....

Why PLoS?

I’ve published a paper with PLoS One which should be out today. The most common question I’ve been asked so far is: Why there? I’m applying for jobs in Archaeology and Ancient History, so why would I want to publish in an online journal that hardly...