Ian's Insights on Sites: an archaeological miscellany

Thursday, 25 April 2024 12:43

The Phantom of Gresham Street

The Phantom of Gresham Street Ian Blair The group photo that follows was taken in…
Remembering a fallen ‘hero’: Chris Fenn (1958-2022) Ian Blair Chris and his new life in…
‘Three strikes and we are out’: unionism and activism in London archaeology Ian Blair Forty-five…
Thursday, 28 December 2023 15:45

'DUA Pizza': in memory of Brian Hobley

‘DUA Pizza’: in memory of Brian Hobley Ian Blair Life is often very circular it…
‘Reaching for the sky’: the pioneering aeronauts of the DUA Ian Blair In the formative…
‘The truth is out there’: if you dig deep enough! Ian Blair Somewhat unexpectedly my…
Shutters come down on MOLA photographic: Maggie & Andy leave the building after long exposure…
City Wall at Vine Street: DUA archaeologists in historic return to Crosswall Ian Blair Tuesday…
Planning for the future: GPO delivers discarded post after forty-five years Ian Blair Whilst attending…
Saturday, 01 July 2023 10:35

'Shadows in time: Crosswall revisited’

‘Shadows in time: Crosswall revisited’ Ian Blair The ‘City Wall at Vine Street’ is the…
Saturday, 06 May 2023 12:09

'The Man who would be King'

‘The Man Who Would Be King’ Ian Blair Coronation day seems to be an appropriate…
Tuesday, 02 May 2023 15:34

'Life is Fleeting'

  ‘Life is Fleeting’: mentioned in despatches at the Fleet Valley Ian Blair
Monday, 10 April 2023 09:30

Raiders of the Lost Amphitheatre

Raiders of the Lost Amphitheatre Ian Blair Judging by the photos, the summer of 1987…
Wednesday, 29 March 2023 10:30

Radio Carbon: looking for cover at Lloyds

Radio Carbon: looking for cover at Lloyds Ian Blair The splendid cartoon by Marietta Ryan…
Spoof memos, pranks, and ‘chocolate moose cake’: fun and games in the DUA Finds Section…
  ‘Inflated view from a balloon over Gutter Lane’ Ian Blair The group of photos…
‘We are all in the gutter,but some of us are looking at the stars’ Ian…
The traces we leave behind: uncovering the archaeology of the archaeologists Ian Blair Whilst writing…
Wednesday, 14 September 2022 14:44

The Milk Street Jewish Ritual Bath or mikveh

The Milk Street Jewish Ritual Bath or mikveh: the most culturally significant structure found on…
Archaeology Through a Lens Unsung heroes of London archaeology No.533 Ian Blair   It struck…
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