I don’t know how you discovered this site, but I’m glad you did. There’s all sorts of stuff here. I’ve been an archaeologist for over forty years and have excavated several major sites, mostly in the Fens of eastern England. I’ve also tried to bring archaeology to a wider audience, with a number of books, radio and television programmes, of which Time Team is the best known. When not writing or digging, I’m also a sheep farmer and keen gardener. But like most people, I get bees in my bonnet – obsessions, call them what you like. Most of my worries are about the general disregard for the achievements of people in the past and the failure of politicians, both local and national, to learn the lessons of history. Hence the title of this blog: In The Long Run. So to sum up, this will be the place to see stuff about archaeology, gardening, farming and rural life, books, broadcasting, history and the occasional intemperate rant. It won’t be very formal, because I don’t ‘do’ formality. But I do hope it’ll be fun.
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- Been looking at my list of Followers. Mostly women. Hope that says something nice about me. 17 hours ago
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- I'm doing too much. My brain and body hurt. Shall I have a breakdown or just piss myself laughing? pryorfrancis.wordpress.com/2013/06/18/im-… 17 hours ago
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