There was finally an open window of dry, warm weather – hurrah! Archaeologists all over the world cheer for this. This means we are able to get back outside and dig some holes without having to wear and lug around excess gear. Yesterday, this involved revisiting a known stone feature site, which happened to be … Read More Site protection at its finest
Thanks again SwissMiss for the tip on this video, via Devour. If any of you were wondering what came first, the caveman or the Egyptian, find out here (among other things)… and all they really wanted to do was water a flower!? [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xdPDn1KUz_A&w=500&h=305]
Hope everyone had a fabulous Easter weekend and was able to spend it eating and relaxing, like I did. I probably didn’t need to eat as much as I did this weekend, but family get-togethers often involve really good food that you can’t help but eat, and then eat some more. Good thing spring has … Read More Happy Easter
Click here for the centrefold spread! If you aren’t aware of the SVG Public Archaeology Program, check it out now at www.svgdigs.com. It was our chance to rescue and record some signfiicant (and very cool) archaeology on the Caribbean island of St. Vincent earlier this year. This centrefold piece (by the International Airport Development Company) … Read More We always wanted to be in a centrefold
Archaeology is not a glamorous gig. It’s definitely cool, but it’s also got its ups and downs. If you are studying archaeology and love it, good for you! But here is your reality check. When I was a working archaeologist in England, I got paid just over £6 an hour, which afforded me a room … Read More So you want to be an archaeologist?
Question: How long do you have to live in Calgary to get used to the crazy weather? I spent my childhood here, and have lived here for the past five years. When the sun shines and the snow starts melting, I think spring has arrived… but that isn’t always the case! Perhaps it’s just wishful … Read More Spring has sprung… or has it?