Sunday, May 26, 2013

Saving the Turoe Stone

Those who know me well will understand why I want to bring to your attention the valiant efforts of an archaeological colleague from Ireland, Robert Chapple. I myself am currently involved with a major restoration project so I fully understand the sentiments Robert expresses in his blog post. Please take a look at his blog, link below, to find out more.

Thursday, May 23, 2013

The Hopeman Ice House

I am currently writing an article on the Scottish Ice House and stumbled across this wonderful example in Hopeman, Duffus, Moray complete with an Egyptian style entrance. Dating to the 19th century, I would be interested to hear from anyone who has further details with regards to its construction.