A Review of Archaeology in Fiction by Dr. Scott C. Viguie (Audiobook – Audible – narrated by Austin Downey)

So this is a first for the blog, reviewing an audiobook. First let me say that this review is not sponsored in anyway by the author, publisher or Audible. Now down to business. Now I am one of those that much prefer to have a physical copy of a book, I like the aesthetics, smell … Continue reading A Review of Archaeology in Fiction by Dr. Scott C. Viguie (Audiobook – Audible – narrated by Austin Downey)

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Watch “Update, Reviews and Hengeworld” on YouTube

https://youtu.be/GreCXd7BII0 My latest video looking at books I am currently reading/re-reading and going to be reviewing, and retro review of Hengeworld by Mike Pitts. The video also considers how long archaeology books (or any academic/scientific subjects) are useful for as s source, what is their shelf life...

Archaeogaming Let’s Plays – C14 The Archaeology Dating Simulator Episode 2

https://youtu.be/3pG-LcIj6RA Join us for Episode of C14 - The Archaeology Dating Simulator,. This is a follow on from Episode 1.5 where we actually get to dig! Join the adventures of Melissa Flores, a third year anthropology student on her first archaeological dig in Belgium, over 5000 miles from her home in California. Not knowing anyone … Continue reading Archaeogaming Let’s Plays – C14 The Archaeology Dating Simulator Episode 2

C14 Let’s Play 1.5 – Archaeogaming

My latest let's play of C14 - the archaeology dating simulator. Get ready for some carbon dating... In s game that combines archaeology, friendship and romance. This Let's Play is part of my exploration of Archaeogaming, the archaeology of and in videogames, video game development and video game culture. https://youtu.be/-R2qH6136uU

Archaeogaming 1 – What is Archaeogaming?

Welcome back to another Coffee Break Archaeology blog where we will be examining Archaeogaming. Those of you who have seen my Let's Plays of the C14 dating simulator on my YouTube channel, and followed my blogs on the lead up to Christmas, will no that I love gaming. A particular interest of mine are video … Continue reading Archaeogaming 1 – What is Archaeogaming?

Book Review – History In Infographics The Stone Age by Jon Richardson and Johnathan Vipond

So in today's blog I am continuing my look at archaeology books aimed at children. As some of you may have seen in my "Things are happening" blog post, one of my aims for this year is to write my very own children's archaeology book, with the help of a friendly illustrator of course (for … Continue reading Book Review – History In Infographics The Stone Age by Jon Richardson and Johnathan Vipond

Watch “Let’s Play C14 Part 1 – An archaeology dating simulator (remake)” on YouTube

So I had a go at redoing my Let's Play of C14 - the archaeology dating simulator, from back in October where I only managed to record my face! I have rectified this in the new video, I will warn you that this was unscripted, I am recovering and that the first part is a … Continue reading Watch “Let’s Play C14 Part 1 – An archaeology dating simulator (remake)” on YouTube

Stonehenge Luke and the Bluestone by Barbara Townsend

Well, this is not really a review. I want to make the review of this book the next video in my latest blog segment Noah Explains it all. If you have not seen the video yet you can see it here https://youtu.be/ZsqaPCC-DTs I purchased this book when I went to Stonehenge with my nephew Noah … Continue reading Stonehenge Luke and the Bluestone by Barbara Townsend

Watch “Noah Explains it all – Stonehenge” on YouTube

A new blog segment for the blog - Noah Explains it All - A seven year olds view on Stonehenge! With only seven years of experience on the world I think Noah has a better understanding of Stonehenge than many adults I know. Remember, kids are out future and I think the future of archaeology … Continue reading Watch “Noah Explains it all – Stonehenge” on YouTube

Christmas Countdown 18 – The Prehistory of Christmas (Midwinter Festivals)

So, over the next few days I am going to bring looking at the prehistory/history of Christmas and midwinter festivals. focusing on Britain and Europe. These are not designed to be extensive histories, but short overviews and summaries of some of festivals that have taken place, and looking at some of the differences and continuities … Continue reading Christmas Countdown 18 – The Prehistory of Christmas (Midwinter Festivals)