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82 – Merry Christmas (plus listener email)

82 – Merry Christmas (plus listener email)

I just wanted to record a short episode today to thank all of you (and also respond to some listener email). Thank you very much, everyone! And Merry Christmas! Podcast: Play in new window | Download Share this:FacebookTwitterRedditEmailLike this:Like...

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81 – Staffordshire Hoard: The Dig

81 – Staffordshire Hoard: The Dig

Today’s episode features Stephen Dean, the principle archaeologist of the Staffordshire County Council.  We will be discussing all things related to the first dig. And then, once the inquest is over in the new year, he will return and fill us in on the findings from the newest covert Staffordshire dig! The Staffordshire Hoard: www.staffordshirehoard.org.uk The Potteries Museum: www.stokemuseums.org.uk/pmag The Birmingham Museum and...

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Bonus Episode – King Arthur Part One

Bonus Episode – King Arthur Part One

We’ve reached 3,000 likes on facebook!  So as promised, here’s a bonus member’s only episode.  This time, I’m releasing an episode looking into the potential beginnings of the Arthurian myth.  I hope you like it! Podcast: Play in new window | Download Share this:FacebookTwitterRedditEmailLike this:Like...

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80 – Staffordshire Hoard: Rise Up O Lord

80 – Staffordshire Hoard: Rise Up O Lord

Today’s episode features Cathy Shingler, of The Potteries Museum in Stoke on Trent.  She will be discussing with us the iconic band, possibly from a cross, with Latin inscriptions along both sides of it.  We will also speak about the cultural significance of the materials used in many of the objects found in the Hoard, as well as a discussion regarding a rather intriguing Anglo Saxon god.  I hope you like it! Below you’ll see a...

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79 – Staffordshire Hoard: Introduction

79 – Staffordshire Hoard: Introduction

Today we are beginning our project on the Staffordshire Hoard.  We will be featuring interviews from major figures within the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, The Potteries Museum in Stoke on Trent, and with the Staffordshire County Council. The Staffordshire Hoard: www.staffordshirehoard.org.uk The Potteries Museum: www.stokemuseums.org.uk/pmag The Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery: www.bmag.org.uk It’s July 5, 2009, and veteran metal...

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78 – Cutting and Casting

78 – Cutting and Casting

I’m back! I really missed this. In fact, this music doesn’t really capture how pleased I am to be recording again. Now I know I’ve been gone for a bit. You might recall that I was over in the UK doing interviews and also meeting some pretty fantastic listeners. Well, that’s finished for now and over the next few weeks you’ll be hearing from the various experts I’ve been speaking to but for right now I...

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