Tag Archives: history

Is de-excavation the new archaeology?

I was shocked and saddened to read this BBC report on Mohenjo Daro, a 4,500-year-old village so well-preserved that you can walk the streets and visit the marketplace. You can, but no one does because it’s in Pakistan, which isn’t … Continue reading

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Pillboxes: just how much are we influenced by childhood experiences?

Yesterday I took my family to Audley End House a stately home wonderfully restored and maintained by the charity, English Heritage. It’s big all right, with gardens modelled by famous landscaper Capability Brown and an opulent interior with a very … Continue reading

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Great article on the wonders of the ancient world

I came across an excellent online article on SpaciousPlanet.com about the wonders of the ancient world and how they eventually met their destruction. Some lasted for many centuries and then remained in ruined form for many more centuries, often until … Continue reading

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Guest Interview: Lynn Hubbard and the similarities between historical and science fiction

This week I’m interviewing author Lynn Hubbard. So, first off, thanks, Lynn, for  agreeing to this email interview. Lynn, although we write in different genres, I’m going to hazard a guess that you’re like me in wanting to write the … Continue reading

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