One of the ways to judge a television programme - in our house, at least - is to see whether you find yourself still watching at the end despite having more important things to do. 'Digging For Britain', the much-trailed archaeology series presented by Alice Roberts, finally aired last night - and passed the test. … Continue reading Digging for Britain
York certainly seems to be the place for interesting skeletons. Thanks to Mark for the link to this Times Online article about a possible gladiator cemetery, and to Sandra for a link to the York Archaeological Trust web pages, cheerfully entitled, 'Romans lose their heads'. More to come from Channel 4, 9 pm next Monday … Continue reading Gladiators! And less violent events…
...is back at last, hooray! They're digging at Westminster Abbey. Sunday 18 April, 5.30 pm on Channel 4 - a little more detail here.
A visit from some cousins of the recently-departed flu bugs meant that after a few carols and some turkey, I celebrated most of this Christmas in a fixed location. It sounds like one of those exercises in learning a foreign language. Question: Where is Ruth? Answer: Ruth is... ON the sofa UNDER the duvet IN … Continue reading A Rant, a Rave and a Reflection on wRiting (eventually)