Back to the Greeks and history rather than mythology or theatre. Last night I listened to a survey course of liberal studies which started with Gilgamesh and… Read more “What am I waking up too? Greek history”
This is an Anglo-Saxon watering can which uses air pressure to keep the water in the container. It’s very clever and great fun to play with.
A fascinating image about the development of the English language. It’s funny to think that 360 million English speakers across the world owe their communication skills to… Read more “What have I found? An interesting image”
What a fascinating question! But do I answer according to modern values or the medieval values? Medieval values might rule out a woman on the throne but… Read more “What am I doing? Cruising Facebook and waiting for a beard trim”
The use of history, or at least a use of an impression of the past, is fascinating to me. I get my hair cut in Fargo, Coventry… Read more “What am I thinking about? The use of history”
Now that is a great price for two very lovely fossil fish. For sale at the reptile shop in Coventry. I am a big fan of fossils… Read more “What am I looking at? Fossil Fish”
So life isn’t all too bad. I’ve got a day off today so will spend it in my lounge with my pussycat drinking coffee and listening to… Read more “What am I doing today? Drinking coffee and listening to lectures”
This is a Neolithic and axe for sale on Coventry. It’s a beautiful piece and I might just go and pick it up this afternoon.
Today I’m teaching Stone Age. I have some lovely Stone Age tools, artefacts and stories. Did you know that baal is the Stone Age word for fire?… Read more “What am I doing? Off to teach Stone Age”
I have just had a lovely day teaching Vikings in a Nottingham school. Vikings is one of my favourite topics because I get to teach some pretty… Read more “What have I been doing? Vikings”