This week has been full of Heritage Open Days around the UK (lots on this weekend too, so do check out your local area). I’ve been too busy to go far, but I did find time to go along to a talk on Romans and Britons, given by curator Alex Croom at Arbeia Roman Fort. … More Weekend Reading: The Sandancer’s Dinglehopper
My head’s spinning this week. I set up this weekly blog a year or so ago with the intention of commenting on Classics in the news: but for a long time there simply wasn’t much Classics in the news (which is why many of my posts have degenerated into random waffle). Now I’m suffering from … More Weekend Reading: Too Much News
Maybe it’s just me… but do you ever wish that Tacitus was still around? This week, for instance… There’s been all kinds of serious and dramatic politicking going on in the UK, but what caught my eye – and what would, I suspect, have delighted Tacitus too – was the huge public uproar about a … More Weekend Reading: What Would Tacitus Say?