Category Archives: Trade

New post for a new poster

This will be my shortest post (my next one is shaping up to be my longest, normal service resumed some might say). As promised, I have uploaded a copy of the poster I contributed to the recent Annual Foreshore Forum … Continue reading

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Now for Nottingham

I saw the above last month, as I was walking along the street around the back of the Wellcome Trust. It really chimed with me, hence me stopping to take the photo. At the time I was seeing out my … Continue reading

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Back home

I seem to be forever going to and returning from places of late: Italy (a hugely inspiring trip which I daresay was too tiring to count as a true holiday), Dorset (where I managed to sneak in a spot of trespassing-cum-fieldwork … Continue reading

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SMSW 3 – a statistical perspective on Surrey’s early medieval coin corpus

Three posts in three days was always going to be a bit of an ask, especially when trying to write them around hosting a dinner party, attending a birthday and London’s premature celebration of Swiss National Day, and watching Chris Froome’s fantastic … Continue reading

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Being “productive” with place-names

I’d not even finished writing the piece that was the subject of my previous post when I began to formulate a new sidelight analysis to append to it. The basis of this was what I perceived to be a positive correlation between … Continue reading

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New work – Middle Anglo-Saxon trading networks in Surrey

When I was at middle school (it’s a Surrey thing, for children between the ages of 8 and 11), I had two friends who collected things. Terry collected keys and Tim collected coins. At the time it was keys that … Continue reading

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