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Surrey Medieval is alive and well

I really didn’t mean to leave it so long. Surrey Medieval has been going for several years now, and in that time I’ve seen numerous great (or could-have-been-great-if-only-their-authors-had-stuck-at-it) blogs come and go. I think this is the longest I’ve left … Continue reading

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At the end of the year

It wasn’t supposed to take me so long to post something new here. I have my reasons for this. You know how they say you can balance a full-time job with a part-time PhD? Exactly, no-one says that, because you can’t, … Continue reading

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Mapping pottery

Originally posted on English Landscape and Identities:
Following on from suggestions (primarily by Prof. Barry Cunliffe) at our Academic Advisory Board meeting last year, we started thinking about how we might map aceramic (or minimally ceramic-using) zones through our time…

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Stuck in the medieval mind

Last weekend’s Medieval Studies Forum meeting on “The Medieval Mind” was, much as I expected, a work-out for the grey matter (in the slightly unlikely setting of a village nursery classroom). The presentations were uniformly excellent – even mine seemed to … Continue reading

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Objects and Landscape

Exactly three weeks ago, I was making paper-thin excuses as to why I couldn’t come into work in order to attend the Objects and Landscape conference at the British Museum. Organised by the Portable Antiquities Scheme in concert with the … Continue reading

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I’m back!

Truth is, I never went away. Well, that’s not true since I went on holiday for a fortnight back in June. What I think I’m trying to say is that it’s been of source of ever growing embarrassment that I … Continue reading

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Violent crime is nothing new

Last night I had to endure the unsettling experience of having a mass drunken argument take place a matter of metres from my bedroom window (I don’t think it quite descended into a street brawl – when I summoned up the courage to … Continue reading

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