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York Castle I - The Time Machine

While it may be a staple of science fiction stores, I doubt time travel is a viable possibility. Relax though; I’m not going to give a scientific explanation why I believe that to be the case, nor a theological one. 563 more words


Death on Kirkgate

In previous blogs I have explored dimensions of memorials in the contemporary landscape and the relationship between material cultures, monuments and landscape.

There are many dimensions to our societies’ links between roads, urban space and death but none so explicit as this.  595 more words

Archaeologies Of Death And Memory

The UK and Ireland Part 7: York

It’s fair to say I’ve visited a lot of museums during my trip.

From military museums to crystal museums to museums of childhood, I’ve seen plenty…but I’ve found my reaction to them to be a bit hit and miss. 175 more words