The ‘T’ word

Archaeologists hate the word ‘treasure’. It conveys an image of jolly digging at the end of a day’s quest, or *shudder* metal-detecting. If doing work in a public place, odds are an archaeologist will get asked if they ‘have found any...

Free knowledge!

Have you always wanted be an academic? Have you always wanted to read boring articles and come away with no recollection of what they were actually about? Do you want to challenge your vocabulary with made-up words that make you sound slightly insane? Then have I got...

It’s all over…nearly

With much sniffling and through misted eyes I can announce that the Port Arthur Convict Workshops Archaeological Excavation (TM) is drawing to a close. Actually, I lie. There are no tears on my part (I cannot speak for Sylvana). I, for one, am quite pleased that it is...

In the final stages…

I know, I know, it’s been a while since our last update (bar some crowing about recent media appearances). That’s because we’ve been busy. Obviously. Stop asking. We’re busy because we’re in the final stages – the death throes...