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When Trackies Attack (feat. the Pee Epic)

When I’ve Never Been Colder

That’s definitely not true considering I go to school in Vermont and am from Upstate New York; but I’m being hyperbolic because… 1,928 more words


Celts & Castles (and Elephants!)

Okay, so, full disclosure,  I stole at least half of this title from the tour Apt. 29 took of Boyne Valley today. No shame. (I mean come on, you’ve got the two “c’s” making that hard “k” sound right in a row; it’s like phonetic music to my ears.) But we’ll get to that. 1,760 more words


Of all the Gin Joints in all the Towns, in all the World she walks into mine.
A few weeks ago I set myself the task of checking out some of my favourite bars in Navan and exploring Hendricks. 515 more words


The Power of Collectivity - a Message for 2016

There was a farmer who grew excellent quality corn. Every year he won the award for the best grown corn.

One year a newspaper reporter interviewed him and learned something interesting about how he grew it. 198 more words


Displaying cremation at Newgrange

I have a forthcoming article on the display of the cremated dead in museums in the UK and Scandinavia. How we put the fragmented remains of the cremated dead on display in museums is a topic I have addressed numerous time on this blog, last time for the Weaver Hall Museum, Cheshire  1,047 more words

Archaeologies Of Death And Memory

Newgrange: an Irish Neolithic Cremation Engine?

The winter solstice has come and gone once more and Newgrange hits the headlines. I visited Newgrange last month, and sadly Knowth was (again) closed to me as it had been on my visit in 2004. 948 more words

Archaeologies Of Death And Memory