Tag Archives: Iron Age

Oppidum…

The ‘new normal‘ requires new social etiquette. Here are just some of the things I now find myself doing: Covid Leaning – When sitting in a cafe and someone walks near to you you tend to turn your head and … Continue reading

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Dull as Ditch Water…

Another day dawns and this being January it is dull.  Outside the rubbish is being collected but this doesn’t disturb the sense that this is going to be anything other than another dull January day.   We really are in the … Continue reading

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Freezing on the Ironstone….

So the weather forecast suggested it was going to be a bright frosty morning – unfortunately no one told the the weather !   It was certainly chilly but not as bright as I would have wanted.   No matter as it … Continue reading

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Project LV One – Day 270 – Le Donon Forester

So yes I am back painting – this time on a much larger scale…lets see if I manage to finish this?  

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Woman of Ireland – Rhythms of LIfe

  My consciousness is subsumed in the  rhythms of life.  I can’t stop think about them.  Now this is going to sound morbid but please just bare with me for a short while.   You see for some time I’ve … Continue reading

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Hubris…oh wonderful hubris

Tis the day before Christmas and all is….well bloody frustrating!   Whilst other sane people are preparing for their Christmas celebrations this poor sap thought it would be a great idea just to pull in some light archaeological reading.  Nothing … Continue reading

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Amitriptyline…what a wonderful drug

Over the past couple of weeks I’ve been suffering from an injury to my hip. One of the pain killers I was taking was amitriptytline which took a couple of days to kick in as a pain killer. However, the … Continue reading

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Thinking like it was 100BC

So how do you think like a man in the middle to late iron age in England? It is not easy and I found myself standing a field near to Normanton le Heath doing just that. Actually that is not … Continue reading

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The search continues

Well I’ve been gnawing again. I’ve started to build up a picture from the archaeological records of the probably old road I ‘discovered’ earlier on today – see previous post. It is very early days but there are some very … Continue reading

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