Before I can go on

I need to write this purely personal post before I can continue. I am a firm believer in the relevance of thinking about identities, and this has featured often on my blog [1]. Unsurprisingly, I have also thought a lot about my own identities and how they connect me to others and the world around … Continue reading Before I can go on

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What Makes Good Interpretation, or: Here’s the Crux

Twice over the past two months I’ve attended workshops that have sought to tackle the basic question of what makes good interpretation [1].  One workshop aimed at developing a best practice document, while the other started a discussion on what might become the criteria for a quality mark for interpretation.  Both approaches have highlighted the … Continue reading What Makes Good Interpretation, or: Here’s the Crux

Can a TV documentary be interpretation?

A few weeks before my recent visit to Stonehenge, I chanced to watch ‘The Age of Cosmology’ part 3 of Neil Oliver’s documentary series, ‘A History of Ancient Britain’.  Beside Stonehenge, the documentary also talked about other Stone Age sites, such as the nearby Avebury stone circle and the sites far north in Orkney. The … Continue reading Can a TV documentary be interpretation?