Category Freelance

Two weeks in Quinhagak — Nunalleq 2019

Alice here, just checking in with an update on the Nunalleq Education Pack now that we’re nearing the official release! I’ve just returned from a very productive 2 weeks in Quinhagak setting up the local school (Kuinerrarmiut Elitnaurviat) with the first installation of the software and doing some user group feedback with the children and […]

How Did You Live? Writing a Song for Nunalleq

Another update on the material coming together for Nunalleq: Stories from the Village of Our Ancestors – the interactive educational computer program we’ve been working on which is due for release in early 2019… Part of my work during the 2018 field season was to begin recording stories, insights and local knowledge as sound bites […]

The Shieling Project

I try to share as much recent work on here as possible – mainly because I’m terrible for updating my folio website – but also because it’s always nice to write up a project with a bit of a story along side it so the blog is a good forum for that. I’ve just finished […]

Dundee to Newtyle Railway: Making-Of

Last year Kieran and I were approached by the Dundee City Council and MTC Media to produce a series of short films and animations depicting key periods in the history of Dundee Law (the iconic hill in the centre of Dundee). Amongst the material the Council had sourced for the project were a series of […]

Reconstructing Kildalton Chapel: a project with Archaeovision and Islay Heritage

Back in Springtime this year Kieran and I made the trip over to Islay on the west coast of Scotland to conduct a site visit and photogrammetry survey of Kildalton Chapel on behalf of Archaeovision, themselves commissioned by Islay Heritage. Archaeovision were tasked with producing an interactive virtual model of the site representing it both […]

Adventures in Alaska

Last week I returned home after spending just shy of a month working in Quinhagak, Alaska excavating a pre-contact Yup’ik sod house at Nunalleq. I’d known about this dig for a number of years, after Dr Gordon Noble (head of archaeology at Aberdeen Uni) snuck me down to the storeroom to have a peek at […]

Revisiting Rhynie

This year has all been a bit mad working between the university in Dundee and keeping up the freelance heritage work at the same time. So inevitably sharing all the work I’ve been doing has been the last thing on my mind when I have a spare minute and I’ve been mostly spending any down […]