The absurdity of the anti-collecting propaganda prolific in heritology’s wackier circles blossoms in the fertile dirt of institutionalised pomposity. Two years ago this absurdity manifested itself when the Heritage Journal, an online blog, offered a up a country where mutilation, crucifixion, public execution, and lashings are fundamental to its justice system as an example for the UK to follow in relation to heritage matters.
The writer’s naivety and poor research is unsurprising given the blog on which it featured where truth and accuracy rarely sully its pages.
The Rodney Cook Charity Dig Weekend 2019 is aiming this year to raise over 32K for cancer research. In previous years it has dropped many thousands of pounds into cancer’s coffers thanks to the unstinting generosity of Britain’s detectorists. Continue reading
Recent events at one of Britain’s top seats of learning had a familiar ring about them when Bristol University recently announced that one of its research associates, Dr Gerard Cheshire, had deciphered the riddle of the famous 15th century hand-written Voynich manuscript – the only known example of the proto-Romance language – in just two weeks. Continue reading
…Is the usual shrieking cry of stroppy teenagers who can’t get their own way; but when it comes from grown-ups in the heritage circus, it makes you think some people really have lot more growing-up to do.
In Juliet Samuel’s superb piece in the Daily Telegraph about the UK’s anti-Brexit “Remain zealots” contained this : –