archaeologicalnews:

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One of the most important archaeological sites in the North East is up for sale.

Binchester Roman town near Bishop Auckland is being sold by the Church Commissioners. Auckland Castle Trust say they fear it may fall into the hands of developers and have put in a £2m bid to buy the site.

But…

Anybody want to buy a bathhouse?

shewolfofengland:

…I am the Queen and I like to dance.

The technical theater learning process
Set designer: *hands u a power tool* u ever use one of these before?
You: no?
Set designer: well you're about to. At the top of that ladder
You: I
Set designer: see ya
Just now beginning to have this experience on crew for Arsenic and Old Lace....
Many thanks to set crews from my past to whom I never gave enough credit!

Mr. Nobley & Jane
Austenland, 2013.

Reblog ALL the Austenland! (well, especially the Mr. Nobley)

jayciiellur:

A - Z of Unusual Words

This is beautiful. It brings tears to my eyes.

Useful for players of Balderdash or enthusiastic wordsmiths.

archaeologicalnews:

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Thrilled archaeologists have made an exciting discovery about Gloucestershire’s Roman past.

The two-week project at Chedworth Roman Villa has unearthed a mosaic which has taken all-involved by surprise.

In charge of the excavation, National Trust archaeologist, Dr Martin Papworth said: “This…

On my list of places I have to go back to!

plunkinberry:

Still rockin the old flip phone here… 

Same here, although mine appears to be on death’s door, being only held together by rubber bands at the moment.  I am fearful for the future.

plunkinberry:

Still rockin the old flip phone here… 

Same here, although mine appears to be on death’s door, being only held together by rubber bands at the moment.  I am fearful for the future.

fripperiesandfobs:

Paquin day dress, 1890’s
From the De Young Museum

I’m fascinated by the wallpaper-like pattern here.

fripperiesandfobs:

Paquin day dress, 1890’s

From the De Young Museum

I’m fascinated by the wallpaper-like pattern here.

jasnaseva:

UPDATE!!
JASNA Southeastern Va’s September 14th meeting will now be FREE for members of JASNA and attendees in Regency costume.  Tickets will cost only $5 for non-JASNA members.  Please buy or acquire your tickets as soon as possible, as there is limited seating (although remaining tickets will be sold at the door).

jasnaseva:

UPDATE!!

JASNA Southeastern Va’s September 14th meeting will now be FREE for members of JASNA and attendees in Regency costume.  Tickets will cost only $5 for non-JASNA members.  Please buy or acquire your tickets as soon as possible, as there is limited seating (although remaining tickets will be sold at the door).

Ladies and Gentlemen, the President (of JASNA)

jasnaseva:

Keep Sept 14 free on your calendars! Our region has attracted a very special visitor! See the announcement below sent out in our last e-mail blast.image