The Mothballing

Being a bunch of joiners, we’ve decided to do like the rest of the world and cease our business until the nasty virus goes away. Unlike many, we are in the lucky position of just being able to put things on hiatus until we come back. This is a critical part of...

The Dig Daemon

Apparently, if you wish hard enough, your dirt cleaning woes will be sorted by the manifestation of this apparition: After a particularly windy eve, we arrived on site to find this Daemon wandering about. Though we were frightened and a little confused by his...

Still here, digging away

Your favourite team of dedicated archaeologists are still plugging away at Port Arthur. As proof of that, here is a photo from this afternoon: Seven of us are working away on the excavation, like a bunch of individually-identifiable, colourfully-hatted dwarfs. In this...

Swipe right

Meet Horus. Horus is a Silver Gull looking for that special someone to share a chip with. Horus likes long worms on the beach. He also likes to walk over archaeological sites and defecate freely. Some of his best friends are the humans who spend their days on their...

It’s not clean…yet

We’ve just ticked over day three of the excavation – well, more like day two if Friday’s washout is not taken into account. The five excavation crew arrived last week and, after a short period of acclimatisation, were thrown outside into the...

The round thing

We’ve had a few comments and questions about the mysterious round thing which is most brazenly sitting in the middle of our site. Outrageous, considering we haven’t even started properly excavating yet. As you can see from the pictures below, it is...