ORKNEY in August As the archaeologists put the Ness of Brodgar to bed for the season, Orkney has wallowed in sunshine. At least it did yesterday. This gave us a … Continue reading
TOUR GREECE & CRUISE THE AEGEAN with The Muddy Archaeologist in 2018 and get a free talk to a Society/group of your choice.
Ever wanted to travel the greatest sites in Greece and sail around Aegean with your very own friendly, tame archaeologist and ancient historian? This is your chance – Gillian Hovell, … Continue reading
Castlerigg Stone Circle perches high in the Lake District in Britain. The circle was built c. 3,000 BC in the Neolithic. It was the time of the early farmers in this area, … Continue reading
Ancient, Minoan Crete. It’s three and a half thousand years old. It’s full of riches. And it’s full of fuel for the imagination.
Malta, an island at the centre of the Mediterranean. A land littered with huge megalithic temples, built 6,000 years ago. Older than Stonehenge, and more ancient than the pyramids of Egypt.
NEW COURSE FOR THE NEW YEAR! Join us this coming term as we explore the ancient world in a fresh engaging course, Roman Living by Design: Vitruvian Man in Ancient Rome. … Continue reading
Free Talk from the Muddy Archaeologist – a reward simply for treating yourself and your friends in 2017!
Delighted to be leading the study day at the WI’s marvellous Denman College in Oxford today. It’s a crisp, blue sky day here. Just glorious, in a beautiful setting with … Continue reading
A remarkable stave church was our next visit. Many years ago I visited one of these entirely wooden churches in Sognefjord, further north in Norway; we even attended the Sunday service in … Continue reading