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. Advertisements
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? It’s an onomatopoeia.
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 funny myths. Myths are great because you get to see into a culture. A culture of cold rugged mountains, salt spray and tales by the fireside. And I… Continue Reading
I have a talk coming up in March that quite frankly is scaring me to death. I have to give a series of forty minute talks to some ….. teenagers! (Dan Dan Daaa!) So yes I am brushing up on my Classical knowledge. As a young and foolish man I really hated the Classics in… Continue Reading
I have already posted today that I have been reading Horrible Histories but I have also been listening to some serious Greek Philosophy. I find audio books very useful because first I have dyslexia, second I can listen to them in the car on the way to work and third because the cat can sit… Continue Reading
One of the time periods I cover in Primary Schools is the Ancient Greeks. It’s a really fun workshop covering myths, history and artefacts. In fact its one of my faviourate workshops because I work so many song lyrics into my talks. I read extensively for my workshops and constantly reread my faviourate books to… Continue Reading