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The Archaeology of Tomb Raider 2nd Anniversary Q&A

It’s hard to believe that it’s been two years since I launched The Archaeology of Tomb Raider. It seemed like only yesterday that I posted the blog’s first article, a news item on the real-life search for Queen Himiko’s tomb, but here we are, some 260+ blog posts later. :) I want to thank everyone who’s been following this blog and its related social media accounts for helping make The Archaeology of Tomb Raider the ... [Continue Reading]

10/03/2021 // 3 Comments

The Future of Archaeology Blogging

It’s the final month of Doug’s #Blogarch archaeology blogging carnival and although I didn’t write an entry for February due to a lack of free time (and inspiration), I’ve thoroughly enjoyed every minute of this community blogging event and would like to thank Doug for organizing it. It’s been a pleasure. Over the past few months I’ve written about my reasons for blogging about archaeology, my love-hate ... [Continue Reading]

23/03/2021 // 4 Comments

The Best & Worst of The Archaeology of Tomb Raider

It’s January so that means we’re now into the third month of the Blogging Archaeology blog carnival. In November, we talked about our reasons for blogging and in December, we talked about the positive and negative aspects of blogging. This time around, Doug has asked us to reflect on what we consider our best (or worst) blog posts. He left this open to interpretation so each blogger has approached the topic from a different angle. ... [Continue Reading]

19/01/2021 // 11 Comments

My Love-Hate Relationship With Blogging

We’re into the second month of the Blogging Archaeology blog carnival and what an amazing event it’s turning out to be. Over 60 bloggers took part in the last month’s session, in which we were all asked to explain why we blog about archaeology. The responses were as diverse as the authors themselves. Some started their blogs as a way to share their research with a wider audience while others, such as Graecomuse, simply wanted ... [Continue Reading]

15/12/2020 // 17 Comments

The Versatile Blogger Award (Part 2)

I’ve been nominated for The Versatile Blogger Award! Actually, I’ve been nominated before but who doesn’t enjoy having their ego massaged once in a while? ;) First of all, I’d like to thank the bloggers who nominated me for this award: Kevin Kutlesa, PP1MT of The Pew Pew Diaries, John Heatz, and the awesome folks over at 1001-Up.Com. Be sure to check out their blogs and if I’ve missed anyone (the pingback ... [Continue Reading]

09/11/2020 // 6 Comments

Why I Blog About Archaeology (and Tomb Raider)

Doug, author of the blog Doug’s Archaeology, will be hosting a blogging carnival on the subject of archaeology and blogging in the lead-up to next year’s Society for American Archaeology (SAA) conference. Each month, Doug will post a question on his blog and invite other bloggers to share their thoughts and opinions on certain issues. This sounded like a fantastic initiative to address the role of blogging in archaeology so I ... [Continue Reading]

06/11/2020 // 13 Comments

The Versatile Blogger Award (Part 1)

HollyMae, author of the brilliant Mountains, Monuments and Mud, recently nominated me for the Versatile Blogger Award and it’s now my pleasure to nominate 15 other blogs and bloggers for the award. Full details on this award can be found on its website. Here are my nominations, in no particular order:  The Egyptiana Emporium - Egyptological news, museum pieces, research, and more. I’ve been following Gemma’s blog ever ... [Continue Reading]

25/05/2020 // 3 Comments


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