Reflections: ‘Archaeology in the Time of Black Lives Matter’ Panel Discussion — Anthrotopical

Last week (25th June) there was a panel discussion about the current state of archaeology and its future in light of the global momentum of the Black Lives Matter movement – you can find the recorded session here. I wasn’t able to make it to the live version, but I watched it today and I […]Reflections: … Continue reading Reflections: ‘Archaeology in the Time of Black Lives Matter’ Panel Discussion — Anthrotopical

SHIPS — What makes a good romance?

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Hello Darlings!

Today let’s talk about LOVE! I know that Valentines day was last month but why would I need a special ocassion to ask you what makes two (or more) characters shippable?

What’s so great about them that you could watch them fall in love again and again?

What’s so wonderful abou their love to make you addicted?

Let’s get to it then!

banter

I mean, if they can’t have fun, what’s the point?

I need some snark. Some humour. Some clever back and forth.

If they’re not so annoyed to be in love with this other dumbass and can’t stop getting into the dumbest disagreementsjust for the sake of itthen how do you even tell they’re in love? I want them to go from ‘excuse me, who do you think you are??‘ to ‘no, it’s cereal first and THEN milk‘ and back…

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The Obsession with Making Writing Real — the orang-utan librarian

Reblogging this great discussion piece from the Orang-utan Librarian - I definitely think everyone experiences books in a different way! The degree of 'believability' is ever-changing depending on the reader, and every book has its niche audience. One thing I have to make clear before I get started is that I’m not saying “realism sucks”. … Continue reading The Obsession with Making Writing Real — the orang-utan librarian

New Frontiers: reflections on the 2019 Cambridge Annual Student Archaeology Conference — Anthrotopical

Check out my new archaeology-related post over on my anthropology/archaeology blog! Link below: Several of us discussing the 'desert kites' phenomenon after Mariam's fascinating talk! The weekend of September 13th-15th was full of ‘new’ things for me – pretty fitting for a conference themed around ‘New Frontiers in Archaeology’! The Cambridge Annual Student Archaeology Conference … Continue reading New Frontiers: reflections on the 2019 Cambridge Annual Student Archaeology Conference — Anthrotopical

Reblog: 10 August Book Releases For Your TBR —

Check out this awesome list from runawaywithdreamthieves! I'm most excited for House of Salt and Sorrows by Erin A. Craig... Hello, friends! I can’t believe it’s August already. It feels like January was four years ago, June lasted a week and July has completely disengaged from linear time. I basically only know what day of … Continue reading Reblog: 10 August Book Releases For Your TBR —