Updates on New Content

 

Every time I add something new to this website I'll write about it here, in this diary. I expect to make content additions fairly regularly.

  • September 1st 2016 - website launched

  • September 2nd and 3rd 2016 - additions to Gertrude Bell Project Page and Gertrude Bell Gallery

  • September 12th 2016 - TRAC papers added

  • October 3rd 2016 - Roman Palestine - 'Roman Landscapes of the West Bank' page - first draft

  • October 5th - 6th 2016 - general editing of Home Page, and additions to Roman Landscapes of the West Bank

  • October 7th 2016 - additions to Jerusalem Gallery. Additions to Roman Landscapes of the West Bank and Roman Israel pages

  • October 15th 2016 - general editing

  • November 15th 2016 - general editing including Home Page, and a news update about Scott Vanderbilt's work on digitising to map form the Gazetteer of Roman Villas in Britain.

  • November 16th-18th - general site editing including repairs to intra-site links, and changes to site lay-out.

  • November 30th - 10th December - changes to Main Home Page. Working on as yet unpublished blog pieces. BLOG publication dates: estimated mid-late December 2016

  • December 11th 2016 - TRAC archives page added - original delegate list from 1991 (1st conference in Newcastle) and letter.

  • December 13th - El's Politics Blog begins.

  • December 16th - new political blog post; and El's Archaeology Blog begins.

  • December 17th-19th - added Twitter. Added new TRAC 1 (Newcastle 1991) archival info.

  • December - Twitter activated.

  • January 7th 2017 - Archaeology Blog - Greenham Common Peace Camp, space and material culture, women's history, competing masculinities

  • January 14th - Political Blog - 'The Knives Are Out For You, Eleanor'.

  • January 16th - Political Blog - Hancock and the 'Independent' Blue Letter

  • January 18th - some Archaeology of Infant Death pages under review (disabled for time being)

  • January 25th - Political Blog - Why Weren't Hancock's Texts Enough?

  • February 6th - new photo added to Gertrude Bell Project page (Auguste Salzmann 1854, Damascus Gate interior) and some new text

  • February 9th 2017 - Gertrude Bell - More Than 'A Free Booting Scholar'. Archive article added

  • February 10th 2017 - Political Blog - Neil Gaiman - An Apology (piece about Lib Dem Cabinet shenanigans in Portsmouth)

  • February 12th 2017 - 'Romano-British Villas and the Social Construction of Space'. Article from Social Archaeology of Houses 1990

  • February 14th 2017 - El's Urban Garden & Food Blog begins. 'The Power of the Small Urban Garden'. Food history and food politics, set in a small urban garden in Fratton, Portsmouth UK

  • February 17th 2017 - Urban Garden & Food Blog - Growing Chillies In Britain And What To Do With Them

  • February 18th 2017 - Political Blog - From Nuttall To Hancock - The Strange Arts Of The Political CV

  • February 21st 2017 - 'Animal and Infant Burials on Romano-British Villas: a Revitalization Movement'. Article from Sacred and Profane 1991

  • February 24th 2017 - Archaeology Blog - Beadlam Roman Villa - Unpicking an Archaeological Site (Show Houses and Quantum Archaeology)

  • February 26th 2017 - Archaeology of Infant Death - 'Images and Contexts of Infants and Infant Burials: some thoughts on some cross-cultural evidence' 1990 Archaeological Review from Cambridge 11:1

  • March 1st 2017 - Archaeology Blog - 'Yomper'

  • March 2nd 2017 - Urban Garden & Food Blog - 'March in the Urban Garden'

  • March 16th 2017 - 'Wells on Villa Sites in Roman Britain'

  • March 21st 2017 - Archaeology Blog - 'Experimental Archaeology - building the first Iron Age roundhouse at Castell Henllys, Pembs, Wales, 1981'. A piece written for my daughter Maddy - from 21 to 21. Happy birthday.

  • March 28th 2017 - 'Inventing TRAC'

  • April 19th 2017 - 'The Death of Gertrude Bell'

  • April 20th 2017 - Urban Garden & Food Blog - 'April in the Urban Garden'

  • April 28th 2017 - Archaeology Blog - 'Excavation - Let's talk about the Mental and Physical Challenges'

  • May 2nd 2017 - Politics Blog - 'Tam Langley - the best Lib Dem MP this city never had'

  • May 29th 2017 - Politics Blog - 'Shaddock Vs Hunt - the Rumble in Hancock's Jungle'

  • June 13th 2017 - Urban Life Blog - 'Urban Crow Rescue - Mortimer's Story'

  • June 15th 2017 - general editing and updates to home pages; and postscript to crow story

  • June 18th 2017 - Archaeology Blog - 'Writing Roman Britain in 1,200 Words - aka Writing for Encyclopedias'

  • June 28th 2017 - 1st July 2017 - editing of format of main home page (the hub)

  • July 9th 2017 - Postscript #2 update to Mortimer's Story (rescue crow) in Urban Life Blog. Mortimer lives!

  • July 20th 2017 - Archaeology Blog - Excavation Challenges: Food, Fieldwork and Difference [now in Dig Food Blog]

  • July 22nd 2017 - Archaeology Blog - postscript to 'Yomper' - news is that statue is staying put

  • July 22nd 2017 - Urban Life Blog - 'Spring into Summer in the Urban Garden'

  • August 2nd 2017 - Archaeology Blog - 'Please Feed The Archaeologists (Recipes 4 All)' [now in Dig Food Blog]

  • August 16th 2017 - Archaeology Blog - 'Archaeological Dig Food - Vegan Special' [now in Dig Food Blog]

  • August 19th 2017 - Site Maintenance and Editing - Main Home Page And Hub split into: main home page hub; about this website; and copyright

  • August-Sept 2017 - general site editing and maintenance

  • September 23rd 2017 - Politics Blog - 'Reflections on a Resignation - Football, Politics and Chucking Women under the Bus'

  • October 9th 2017 - Archaeology Blog - 'Dig Food - Vegan, Gluten-Free and Type2-Friendly: Prep & Store Cupboard' [now in Dig Food Blog]

  • October 24th 2017 - Archaeology Blog - 'A Week Of Fieldwork Recipes - Vegan, Gluten-Free And Type2-Friendly [now in Dig Food Blog]

  • October 24th 2017 - separated out Dig Food Blog from main Archaeology Blog

  • November 8th 2017 - Archaeology Blog - 'Gertrude Bell, Photographer - from Jerusalem to the Dead Sea'

  • November 13th 2017 - Politics Blog - 'If The Lib Dems Care About Women's Well-Being, They've Got A Funny Way Of Showing It'

  • December 17th 2017 - Politics Blog - "The Best Deal We Could Get" - The Role of Alistair Carmichael MP, in a Scandal'

  • December 22nd 2017 - Archaeology Blog - 'Gertrude Bell's Christmas in Bethlehem, 1899'

  • January 20th 2018 - Archaeology Blog - 'The Intriguing Roman Villa at Norton Disney - a Conundrum under Threat'

  • January 31st 2018 - Archaeology Blog - 'Three Burials at Norton Disney - and the End of Roman Villas in Britain'

  • February 15th 2018 - Archaeology Blog - 'What is a Roman Villa?'

  • March 7th 2018 - Politics Blog - 'A History Lesson from Gertrude Bell to the Lib Dems - Hancock and Armenian Genocide Denial'

  • Mid-march till Late-april - some major surgery came calling

  • April 30th 2018 - Archaeology Blog - 'Polyandry in Late Iron Age and Roman Britain - Myth or Reality?'

  • May 1st 2018 - PhD thesis 'Aspects of the Roman Villa as a Form of British Settlement', Newcastle University 1988 - detailed contents

  • May 3rd 2018 - Politics Blog - 'The Liberal Democrat MPs, An Alleged 'Russian Spy', And Their Teeny Tiny London Flat'

  • May 16th 2018 - Politics Blog - 'Gerald Vernon-Jackson and his Hancockian Resurgence to Lead a Lib Dem Portsmouth'

  • May 19th 2018 - Politics Blog - 'Shout Out to the Lib Dems who Want to 'Just Move On' - You Are the Story Now'

  • May 22nd 2018 - Politics Blog - 'Hancock's Back'

  • May 23rd 2018 - Politics Blog - 'Hancock Calling - and He's Got Gerald's Number'

  • May 25th 2018 - Politics Blog - 'Too Unwell To Talk, Not Too Unwell To Speak - Hancock's Still Spinning'

  • June 18th 2018 - minor edits, Main Hub Page

  • June 18th 2018 - Dig Food Blog - 'Fieldwork Food and Diabetes'

  • June 24th 2018 - Urban Life Blog - 'An Urban Fledgling Blackbird - and Loss of Habitat'

  • June 26th 2018 - Urban Life Blog - 'The Urban Bat - Challenges Ahead'

  • June 29th 2018 - minor site edits

  • June 30th 2018 - Archaeology Blog - 'Rape - the Use and Misuse of Ideas about Sexual Violence'

  • June 30th 2018 - 'On the Incompleteness of Archaeological Narratives' (chapter from Invisible People and Places: writing gender and childhood into European Archaeology eds Jenny Moore and Eleanor Scott)

  • June 30th 2018 - 'Rape - the Use of Misuse of Narratives of Sexual Violence - (includes paper from Indecent Exposure: sexuality, society and the archaeological record ed Lynne Bevan)

  • July 5th 2018 - additions to Jerusalem Gallery

  • July 13th 2018 - Archaeology Blog - 'The "Gods of Old" - and the Power of Community Archaeology'

  • July 14th 2018 - updates to Biog

  • July 27th 2018 - Archaeology Blog - 'Museums, Children and Violence - Boudicca in Colchester'

  • SUMMER RECESS - working on three books, planed for online publication 2018-19

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