Some very large whale species were sourced for tools, vessels and equipment during the Iron Age.
The Irish Connection – Among Others
“Bryn Celli Du in Anglesey – one of my favourite places on this earth.”
“We used to live in Gloucestershire, just outside Stroud, and nearby on the escarpments are a range of ancient sites”
Brochs of the North!
“we went for ‘Brochs of the North’ – the calendar of the Caithness Broch Project “
The Enigma of the Hill O’ Many Stanes
“It’s a strange, strange place.”
A Bit Of An Expedition To Birsay
An OS map and good footwear are strongly advised for this expedition!
Take A Guided Tour Round Kirkwall’s Palaces
The Bishop’s and Earl’s Palaces in Kirwall have reopened to visitors for guided tours.
A Broch By Any Other Name?
“Brochs are an odd sort of thing. In some ways they make sense as what they’re seen as being, and in other ways they’re very odd structures – more to them than is necessary for what is seen as being their function. “
The Ness Of Brodgar: As It Stands
“There have been a couple of editions of a wee booklet about the Ness….”
A Review of the Orkney Archaeology Review 2021
“Our copy of the Review arrived, and I needn’t have had any concerns about content – it’s packed with interesting articles and food for thought – proving that there’s more to working archaeology than just the actual excavation work.”