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My attempts at flintknapping

Having survived a logistically difficult move 4000 miles to live in the UK again, I’ve been thoroughly enjoying the British countryside and even the weather.  Sub-tropical heat and humidity does not suit me at all.   412 more words

Homo Sapiens Sapiens

Dear Professor Cox, No thanks - but thanks

The universe.

All existing things. The whole creation. The cosmos.

That’s what ‘universe’ meant to me, as a schoolgirl.

And where did nine-year-old me live? I scrawled it on the packet which holds the pinking shears I still have in the sewing box: 821 more words

Thinking, Or Ranting, Or Both

Phallic pestle unearthed in Carson City

Between May 2008 and January 2009, I was working as an inspector on the section of the Carson City Freeway Bypass from US Highway 50 to Fairview Drive. 770 more words

History

Stone Age tools prove we were here 400,000 years ago

This article is about where culture comes from, but there is a far more important story in it.

Fundamental Christians still believe the world was created about 6,000 years ago.  343 more words

Science

Chapter 8 vocabulary- Oldowan

According to the textbook Oldowan are the earliest stone tools made from sharp flakes struck from stone cores the earliest ranging from 2.6 to 1.2 miliion years ago. 73 more words

What have we here?

It’s only six weeks since I promised a more detailed post on the results of this summer’s excavations ‘in a few days’. Sorry about that. The life part of the work/life balance has been getting some much needed attention over the summer. 594 more words

Archaeology