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Running a mini archaeological excavation with a twist

To understand why archaeologists say certain things about prehistory it is important to understand how archaeologists work. Many museums and heritage sites try to do this by running sandpit digs. 1,124 more words

Teaching Resources

Digging for wisdom

How to dig for wisdom, the guide.

Some people dig for silver or gold

Some people dig for a cure for the old.

Some people dig for happiness to hold. 384 more words

Peopley Story

The Body Can Take Only So Much

Ever feel like you’ve bitten off more than you can chew?  That’s what I’m feeling today.  The photo above is of the stone patio on the southeast side of the house.   494 more words


Portraits of Diggers

As per last year, part way through the season I became fascinated by the physicalness of digging. I’m always struck by the way that excavators manipulate their bodies whilst digging, fitting themselves into tiny gaps, like those internet meme photos of cats in glass bowls. 137 more words

Excavation Plans

You're Grounded

Dear Miss Lilly,

You’ve been very well trained that when the front door is open it’s not appropriate to bolt outside, and that if you are good and patient we normally take you with us. 248 more words

Dear Miss Lilly

Why I get such pleasure from going detecting...

I came across a lovely quote in the week, about why people go fishing. Now, I don’t do fishing – I think I was about 14 last time I caught a fish – but this is pretty well why I go detecting; 322 more words


dig day

Going to go through all of the stuff that the exiled keeper gave me today and figure out what’s going to be posted and what stays private. 23 more words