Monthly Archives: June 2012

Love Archaeology Magazine

I was delighted to read Jen Novotny’s article in the latest issue of Love Archaeology Magazine today which used my St Kilda blackhouse reconstruction as the inspiration for some archaeological smell-scape experiments! As I’ve said here before I believe visualisation in archaeology should be seen more as a starting point for discussion rather than a final conclusion. […]


From the Field to the Computer: or, How Alice went from Indiana Jones to Gollum

First of all I should apologise for the blog being so quiet recently! After hanging up my muddy fieldwork boots I completely lost myself in “the zone” for about a week modelling and dressing the interior of House 7 at Skara Brae. “The zone” – for the benefit of those of you not lucky enough to observe me […]

Back in the Office…

*Sigh* back at my desk! It’s always a bit of a come down after fieldwork to get back into the office! We had a brilliant week up in Orkney working between Skara Brae and Maeshowe and meeting with so many interesting people, from on site staff, to archaeologists and artists at our focus group at […]