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Round two of interesting finds: a bone mattock from my clay lined box.

Coprolites, Midges and Gale-Force Winds – Digging the Dream!

Now, don’t let the title of this blog post fool you because my return to the Links of Noltland for three weeks of digging last month were an absolute blast! I’d meant to write a post about the dig much sooner than this but unfortunately a combination of hardly having been in Glasgow since my […]

Starting a bit of sketching at structure 7.

Return to the Links of Noltland: Fieldwork Diary Vol II

Back at my desk in Glasgow after another fantastic week up in Orkney working at the Links of Noltland on Westray with usual suspects Kieran and Aaron as well as musician and sound-man extraordinare John Was . This was our second trip up North this summer (you can read about our first trip in an earlier post) […]

Flag Fen Lives!

I was contacted this week by Brendon Wilkins of Digging the Dirt about help spreading the word about the innovative crowd-sourced and crowd-funded Flag Fen project. If successful the project will be the first archaeological excavation in Europe to be funded in this manner and could influence the way we fund and organise digs in […]