I was really honoured to write, along with my co-author Fiona Gale, a chapter for a recent publication all about Old Oswestry Hillfort. The book, edited by Tim Mallim and George Nash, is entitled ‘Old Oswestry Hillfort and its Landscape: Ancient Past, Uncertain Future’. Its title is a stark reminder that, for a few years […]
The idea that Stonehenge’s bluestones – a number of stones making up one of the stone circles (yes, there is more than one!) – come from Pembrokeshire has been around for quite some time. But exactly where has been contested for just as long. In episode 2 of Weatherman Walking: The Welsh Coast Series 3, I speak to the person who solved this 5,500 year old mystery!
A Merger and a Demerger Today marks the beginning of a new era for Scottish and English heritage protection and participation, with the establishment of the corporate body and Board merging Historic Scotland and Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historic Monuments of Scotland (RCAHMS) to create new organisation Historic Environment Scotland and the demerger […]
I’m not usually home at this time of day, let alone reaching for the remote control (or the “auto change” as my family calls it), but today I managed to catch five minutes of Pointless, featuring English Heritage Properties! Pointless is a BBC Quiz Show where the contestants strive to find ‘pointless’ answers, after the […]