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Grinlow Woods - again!

Grinlow in Buxton continues to be my local supernatural hotspot with this photo, kindly sent in by a nice man called Kevin. Visiting for the day, Kevin took this shot of his daughter on the approach to Solomon’s Temple, a Victorian folly that crowns Grinlow’s highest point. 177 more words

Top of the World

Location: Barrow, Alaska

It should not surprise our regular readers that we (read: Ryan) like to go to geographical extremes on our trips. Today was the day or our trip that reached a new distance goal. 645 more words


Gear list posted

I just put up a new page with the gear list that I’m sending to the folks who are volunteering to help with the archaeological salvage at Walakpa this summer.   43 more words


CD EP Review: Collie Stewart and The Roomers: Home (2012)

Originally hailing from Ireland, but based in Barrow now for some time, singer/songwriter Collie Stewart is a well known and loved name on the local live music scene, and his solo acoustic shows are always entertaining and incisive in equal measure. 300 more words

Lab work

So far it has been pretty busy with Tony here.  He’d picked out a number of possible samples in advance, and we’ve been finding them.  I’ve also been going through the column samples we took last year at Walakpa, and finding contexts that have 2-3 datable samples of both land and marine animal bone.   270 more words


Radiocarbon dates

I have been really busy the last month, trying to finish several reports and papers, plan for the summer, and get ready for a research visit from Tony Krus of… 133 more words


Graphic Novel Review: 30 Days of Night

I saw the movie adaption of this graphic novel first & was blown away by its story & graphic violence. The vampires were my kind of blood-suckers, unrelenting & brutal in their actions. 580 more words

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