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Turning the table

Today was all about a table. A big oak table to be exact. It has enough wood in it to make up a rather sturdy tree. And it weighs as much as one. The company we bought it from were … Continue reading

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A view to hang in

Today I accompanied Dawn on one of her archaeological visits. Since returning to her PhD studies, she’s been visiting neolithic monuments. She writes her visits up on her blog, Past Rambles. You can read her post here. Because her write … Continue reading

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Almost perfect day

A lovely, lazy day, spent mostly at home with a brief sojourn to Hankley. An almost perfect day which could have only been improved by an appearance of the sun. We realised we’d not been to Hankley for ages. However, … Continue reading

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The happy dead

After a solid week of house related (and Science Museum) work, I had today off and spent it with Dawn. I hadn’t seen her for ages and was really looking forward to it. Imagine my surprise when she didn’t cancel … Continue reading

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Bayeux to Dover to Farnham

So. My final Weasel adventure? Perhaps. These are my notes from the final day and the trip across the Channel. What is wrong with these people? Clearly they’re not like me at all. Perhaps, after all is said and done, … Continue reading

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Archaeo Festival!

I have just returned (well a few hours ago) from a weekend in the big city, attending an archaeological conference with Dawn and lots of people I don’t know. It was called Archaeology 2010 and was at the British Museum, … Continue reading

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Sulky girls

Awake at 6 and walking into Alfriston at 7. Was joined this morning by Bev who did not get a lot of sleep last night and reported that the sunrise was lovely. It was nice to share my early morning … Continue reading

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Lorna had destroyed the ladies loo

Walked down to Alfriston this morning to get the Telegraph so I could work out the football scores which I rang through to David. Everyone thought I was mad and, upon my return to work, I found out that David … Continue reading

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The legendary Turdis

Up at 6, bright and bleary eyed. Drank my coffee up the hill overlooking Alfriston. The camp started coming alive (well, almost) at about 8. Dawn and I left too early for the trainees and ended up watching Terry eat … Continue reading

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The Big Dig – 1

Up at 5:30 and digging by 7am. A beautiful day. Digging was very easy through old plough soil. Didn’t find much, just Victorian pottery and lots of glass. If you look at the landscape, my test pit is at the … Continue reading

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