Hootsuite Inc. : Hannah Genders Boyd From the hungry HES team: "crisp packets and chocolate bar wrappers. Archaeologists are very good with flasks, sturdy reusable water bottles and sandwich boxes. Barrier tape might also be a bit of a waste but we see it used less and less these days."
Hootsuite Inc. : David Bassett and Archaeology Officer Kevin points out that Norse and Gaelic-Norse place names are "all over the shop." Skerry is a norse name, along with any island ending in –ay, Pabbay, Ensay, Sanday... #AskAnArchaeologist
Hootsuite Inc. : David Bassett Hi David, Stef Sagrott suggests Historic Scotlands Brough of Birsay, Jarlshof and Maeshowe as places with Viking activity associated with them. The viking (Norse) runic graffiti at Maeshowe is particularly notable! #AskAnArchaeologist
Hootsuite Inc. : This September, were hosting this years International Preservation Trades Network The Engine Shed for conservation and trades professionals. See demonstrations in joinery, masonry repairs, stone carving and more...
Hootsuite Inc. : Margo HarrisonHearing Dogs for Deaf People Looks like Lovely Linus is very comfortable under that table (as we're sure many generations of dogs were in the past!). We'll pass your kind words along.
Hootsuite Inc. : #OnThisDay in 1817 Sir John Fowler was born in Sheffield. From the age of 22, he worked as a railway engineer across the UK, Egypt and India, designing Manchester Central and 15 miles of the Metropolitan line.
Together with Sir Benjamin Baker, he also designed this little bridge...
Hootsuite Inc. : Fiona GrahameDavid BassettEdinburgh Castle Hi, admission to Edinburgh Castle to visit the Memorial only is free of charge upon application. More info and contact details are on the SNWM website: snwm.org/visit/ Thanks, HES Digital Team