Orkney Museum notice says it all

“The following is a list of Orkney 2012 archaeological excavations that the OAS has been made aware of.” All those islands, all those archaeologists and all those sites, you can never be quite sure if you’ve got every one. Here are some views. This is one of Rik Hammond’s works, see Symbols in a Landscape … Continue reading Orkney Museum notice says it all

Taking Stonehenge for a ride

I wrote about last Christmas’s John Lewis ad, and here’s another work of commercial genius, from BBH (to the sound of London Calling by The Clash): the British Airways "Don’t Fly. Support Team GB and ParalympicsGB” advert (it seems to be working). The world was ready for a clever ad that tells you not to … Continue reading Taking Stonehenge for a ride

James Bond, pioneer detectorist

That’s not a lost novel, or even a short story: it’s true. It’s one of the surprising stories (courtesy of Edward Biddulph) featured in the new British Archaeology. Many regular readers of this blog will be getting their magazine in the post (mine came this morning), but if you’re not one of those you can … Continue reading James Bond, pioneer detectorist