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#21
The Aubrey-Maturin novels of Patrick O'Brien - now I have moved house I have the whole series out of boxes at the same time!

Leather and leatherworking from Anglo Scandinavian York - planning to make some shoes over the winter.

Bits of the Environmental Stewardship Handbook and Farmers Weekly in the office today.
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#22
You swot !!

But good choices!

"No job worth doing was ever done on time or under budget.."
Khufu
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#23
Just read Tom Sharpes "Riotous Assembly" now plunging headlong into Tilley's A Phenomenology of Landscape (Again).

deep
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#24
I'm working my way through 'The Medici Conspiracy: the illicit journey of looted antiquities' by Peter Watson and Cecilia Todeschini - about present day tomb raiding in Italy and the dodgy dealings of major collections, including the recent downfall of the Getty. Very interesting it is too.

ML
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#25
The Growth of the Medieval Icelandic Sagas (1180-1280) Andersson, T. M. 2006 [just finished this one and it has some interesting ideas]
Forty Old Icelandic Tales Bryant Bachman Jr, W. (trans) 1992 [in my bag for reading on the train. stirring stuff with lots of poetry, murder and mayhem, as well as the occasional massive porridge spoon]
History of the Peloponnesian War Thucydides [slowly reading this one whenever I feel like a change from Vikings]

One day I shall actually manage to read only one book at a time!


Cheers,
Eggbasket
Gentleman Adventurer and Antique

"A stitch in time saves precious bodily fluids."
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#26
Tomb of the eagles, John Hedges. This is the book that got me into archaeology, old but inspiring.

Close enough for a country job!
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#27
Ah... I feel a need to be learned again... in which case I reach for

Steve Mithens - Prehistory of the Mind. I love it for the use of pure reasoning and thought process.. brilliant.

"No job worth doing was ever done on time or under budget.."
Khufu
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#28
Or dare I say it Tim Taylors 'The Prehistory of Sex'. [:I]
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#29
Nothing as yet! But if anyone knows of any books/papers that look at prehistoric monuments and their position within the landscape (particularly proximity to water and trackways) I will be able to finally read stuff for my dissertation!!Big Grin

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#30
Quote:quote:Originally posted by vulpes

Or dare I say it Tim Taylors 'The Prehistory of Sex'. [:I]

Prefer Buried Soul! Currently reading Medvedev's biography of Khrushchev, interspersed with some stuff on Neolithic houses and John Reader's 'Cities'. Oh yeah, and Mike McCarthy's 'Roman Carlisle and the lands of the Solway' (when I get some time. Big fan of Bernard Cornwell for a bit of escapism though.

Gizza job!!!!! ....please!!!!!

I don't work for Network...honest gov!
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