I’m going to have to hold my hands up and say I had a proper geek-fan-history-buff last weekend. In the last remaining time before Summer starts really melting into Autumn. I’ve started trying to get things done. Primarily because, you are currently reading the blog of a self-confessed history geek who lived under an hour… Read More A word on pilgrimages and re-enactments
I have once again disappeared like an entire Roman legion into the Teutoburg Forrest, only myth and rumour and a desperate emperor bemoaning the loss… Only to spring back into blogging action. With characteristic melodrama. I won’t ask if you missed me… But rather update you on the exciting historical adventures of the graduate historian/archaeologist… Read More A long-awaited blog post.
Marcus Aurelius observed the tremendous effort sometimes required to get out of bed in the morning. Bemoaning how instead of fulfilling his purpose as a human it was like ” [being] made for this, to lie in the bed-clothes and keep myself warm?” (Meditations, Book Five). So dear readers, I’m not sure how many of you actually… Read More Parthenon Marbles, Controversy… Oh my! The Marbles have gone on loan, but what does this mean for the British Museum and Greece?