Tuesday, August 29, 2006

Ancient treasures

I watched Time Team on ABC TV tonight, an English series which takes archaeology-related experts to a site somewhere in the UK and gives them 3 days to investigate the place. Every time I see it, I want to rush out and become an expert in something/anything immediately, just so I could be like them...

Unfortunately, "expertness" takes a bit more time and effort than "immediately" would allow. This is a great pity. Those Time Team experts get to investigate some fascinating cultures, including (as someone mentioned tonight) the Beaker people:

Who knew the Muppets were so historically-relevant??

(NB. Photo came from here.)