Archaeology and Brexit

  In a recent news magazine programme on Radio 4, there was a discussion about fruit. “We all love oranges,” says a reporter. “But if you love oranges, you’re in for a shock. Because a new survey has found out that you don’t.” Later in the feature the presenter asks a representative of an organisation … Continue reading Archaeology and Brexit

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Albertopolis. Or, there’s still a Britain to believe in

I had to go to the V&A this morning, and as it was so warm and I had an hour I walked from Paddington station across Hyde Park. Here are some random photos in the order I took them, walking through a park in London, down a street and back again. It’s a walk that … Continue reading Albertopolis. Or, there’s still a Britain to believe in

The best of British archaeology

The new British Archaeology is out today, and will be in the shops on Friday. It’s fabulous. I’ll get onto that soon, but first a diversion. With all that’s going on, sometimes I’m tempted to wonder why we should think so hard about the distant past. But no, it matters. It’s who we are, it’s … Continue reading The best of British archaeology