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Paul Blinkhorn @R1100GSBlueNose New Barcelona Northampton NN1

Archaeologist/Pot Monkey. Don't blame me, I didn't vote for this shit-show. If you want sherds ID'ing, the next #potIDday is in September. Watch this space.

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Joined Twitter 12/9/11


Students: Vikings were cool, brutal, & bold! Me: you know horned helmets weren't a thing right? St: they were tou… https://t.co/TcFLXOyLeU
Retweeted by Paul BlinkhornIt seems a #mountain... but it's entirely made up of fragments of ancient Roman #pottery! Monte Testaccio in #Romehttps://t.co/hQG4snLuT5
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Retweeted by Paul BlinkhornWhere the Wild Etruscans Are (Pontecagnano) https://t.co/6PaSuHLOkx
Retweeted by Paul Blinkhorn#HeritageCrime thieves steal paving slabs from #Sefton Parish Church: the Church of St Helen if you have any inform… https://t.co/RWVbKYMiUa
Retweeted by Paul BlinkhornWhen the tories tell you they are proud of the NHS just remember they voted against the creation of the NHS 22 times. #NHS
Retweeted by Paul Blinkhorn @GordonH67659118 It's standard political practice to get a friendly paper to float a gov't policy before it's annou… https://t.co/8UScVKzMXY @sevans59 Business as usual then. @nicktolhurst @klemperer_deb Tory manifesto promise turns out to be worthless shock... https://t.co/4wey53Ux82 @sevans59 Ah, RM's 12th man to the rescue again? @dhazel418 Indeed. @dhazel418 Indeed - you'd think the media might have something to say about a gov't breaking a core manifesto promi… https://t.co/kiQjHEjm1xOh look. Johnson lied. How very out of character. Got the feeling you've been had yet? https://t.co/4wey53Ux82The Cadaver Synod: Low Point in the History of the Papacy https://t.co/UY2LbpTKsd
Retweeted by Paul BlinkhornThe Staffordshire Hoard was discovered #onthisday 2009, a perfect excuse for cake! 🎂 https://t.co/qiqIMyvDAg https://t.co/clIA1EAqiw
Retweeted by Paul Blinkhorn#MuseumsUnlocked - Uplands. The haunting shrine to Mars/cocidius on the Otterburn ranges. The warlike figure bellow… https://t.co/yXyHLxibDt
Retweeted by Paul Blinkhorn @R1100GSBlueNose Having previously worked in the defence industry for 35 years, I can confirm that the biggest cuts… https://t.co/Woo6p5AX6d
Retweeted by Paul Blinkhorn @DavidPetts1 @justrena The coffee pot is the "Bronte" design by the Hornsea pottery. Plenty of them about on EBay etc. @Brexit_Delusion @AndrewW66619812 Could be, but with Cummings, anything is possible, he's insane. Either way, with… https://t.co/Kx63DYq3ZjThat Jeremy Corbyn, he hates our armed forces and wants to disband them. What? Oh... https://t.co/de2Tuuv1dhHead-pots are unusual objects as very few have been found in #Roman Britain! This portrait is likely to be the Empr… https://t.co/Bbv17slSwb
Retweeted by Paul BlinkhornI’m not on board with any more clapping for the NHS. Fund it properly. Pay them properly. Let them get on with their jobs.
Retweeted by Paul BlinkhornNext up: Pope is Catholic https://t.co/vXdTzK7QOWThe most awkward moment in Britain's history was the day the NHS was formed. This is because the Tory party voted a… https://t.co/8X5OezoGdX
Retweeted by Paul Blinkhorn @ChrisScanlan13 Not too bad, all things considered. Yes, like a nice wheat beer, esp on a hot day.2,200 year old Greek armbands https://t.co/1B6vXPXyuW
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7/5
2020
@SamaHyde Tell me about it. 2 days work per month since April! @SamaHyde All washed down with a pint of Gaviscon? 😁Overall, a properly chewy dark Trappist. Doesn't really stand out, but nothing wrong with it. Would go well with a… https://t.co/HtIrBlXBat @sairzstowell I despise the appalling little creep so much I can't actually articulate it. Everything that's wrong… https://t.co/ya9GNXnkvt @Klasinus I have a WV 12 in the queue!Not too fierce, quite metallic and nutty. Think Newcastle Brown without the dead dog aftertaste.Right then. An American Trappist Quadrupel. 10.2%. Wish me luck... https://t.co/RNRHYfHlGKOn the day the pubs open again, the government stops sharing daily coronavirus testing and mortality statistics on… https://t.co/J9Asa9VSlK
Retweeted by Paul BlinkhornOn the 4th July in 1958 a treasure hoard was uncovered. A schoolboy who was taking part in excavations on the St N… https://t.co/N6tCQ4iZQO
Retweeted by Paul Blinkhorn @realZackStewart @jonbeetle There's full-length episodes on Youtube. Always reminds me of being off school sick as… https://t.co/ULCkqAm6PN @realZackStewart @jonbeetle *Tch* bloody kids nowadays...Wetherspoons were granted 48million from the government. The entire UK music industry is asking for 50 million (& h… https://t.co/RrPaoQWYdx
Retweeted by Paul BlinkhornThis brooch is a very cool find from the VERY cool Iron Age cemetery site of Arras, East #Yorkshire. Arras is so im… https://t.co/ZFeyHBDKbc
Retweeted by Paul Blinkhorn @jonbeetle @realZackStewart "Ooh, a lovely bit o' pressure-flakin' there!". Nah, he'd never better Fred Truman in "… https://t.co/lX9f30NdmoPrehistoric textiles rarely survive but a trace of mineralised textile was discovered in association with this pena… https://t.co/hqNPVkzvzg
Retweeted by Paul Blinkhorn @realZackStewart @jonbeetle Niche viewing! @jonbeetle I watched a bit of one of those once. Everyone in it had a "...before turning the weapon on himself" vibe going onA new set of translations of the socialist poet and playwright Bertolt Brecht reminds us that the greatest of write… https://t.co/SCojTMVDuf
Retweeted by Paul BlinkhornPieces of Roman mortaria from the Thames foreshore. You can see the grit on the inside that aided the grinding of t… https://t.co/Se7IJyKbXv
Retweeted by Paul BlinkhornWhat our ancestors were doing on 4th of July 1776. https://t.co/7mMxE6ozzn
Retweeted by Paul Blinkhorn65,000 Dead #WelcomeBackPubs https://t.co/aXAIAXm2Vo
Retweeted by Paul Blinkhorn @scouse_mouse_20 @lpoolcouncil @mayor_anderson This historic bunker should be sealed for safety, they can be a dang… https://t.co/qCV9KOa2YL
Retweeted by Paul Blinkhorn @JohnHardy_1 I'm sure it'll be one of those things like "paying taxes" that doesn't apply to him and his ilk. @johnreppion "Did take a walk to thee Weatherspownes, but found it even before dawn, to be full rammed with pyss so… https://t.co/EiEPP0d1us
Retweeted by Paul BlinkhornMore "one rule for them, another for the rest of us" news https://t.co/IkOvHLrq4W @ianmax54 @R1100GSBlueNose "I buried a crate of ye tennents supyr in my garden"
Retweeted by Paul BlinkhornAfter seeing every idiot flocking to the pub despite the plague I'm glad the city burned to the ground, LOL - Sammy Pepys
Retweeted by Paul Blinkhorn @LouisHenwood That's the British humor we love so much. Greetings from Germany https://t.co/q92B8D7OJR
Retweeted by Paul BlinkhornAn archaeologist goes looking for something. He finds it. https://t.co/Rp6lLtv71d @JohnHardy_1 @TomTellTale 'bout rightSomeone is writing about 2020 in the style of Pepys. It is done rather well but is not him: https://t.co/hfx7qvcZ6Qhttps://t.co/E0ptdv4aVw
Retweeted by Paul Blinkhorn @TomTellTale "Don't believe everything you read on the internet" - Abraham Lincoln 😁Loads of people sharing the fake Pepys quote "The taverns are full of gadabouts" etc again, some of whom should kno… https://t.co/KM25w2CFhiPlease people, this pandemic is far from over and people are still dying So wear a mask when going to the barber.… https://t.co/g2jQx3ecAg
Retweeted by Paul BlinkhornGood luck, herd.
Retweeted by Paul Blinkhorn @campbellclaret Cummings: How the Prime Minister's aide built his lockdown cottage without planning permission https://t.co/72QzamUMcU
Retweeted by Paul BlinkhornFine example of a two-unit end-chimney Snowdonian house, dating from the 16C. A fully-screened cross-passage is a r… https://t.co/ErtCufvhv3
Retweeted by Paul Blinkhorn @ShirleyCurtisS1 @BradArcForensic @gaffney_v @amaldon The GR site was also in an enclosure IIRC, which is usually a… https://t.co/p5cx4TPhBi @BradArcForensic @gaffney_v @ShirleyCurtisS1 Nice! There's an 8thC cemetery at Gt Ryburgh in Norfolk with similar d… https://t.co/zl6rfjHyLQThere is still a debate around why the #Roman fort of Trimontium in the #ScottishBorders was abandoned cAD180 - as… https://t.co/1JTMMBaY9e
Retweeted by Paul BlinkhornI'm almost certain that one of the five tests that had to be met before lifting the lockdown was a rising infection… https://t.co/M2eDa6wPOB
Retweeted by Paul Blinkhorn @Sarah_May1 The number of times that "quote" has popped up in my various social media timelines this morning is rem… https://t.co/7NXd1d1YGaNicholas Hytner of @_bridgetheatre absolutely nails it. Please watch & share. https://t.co/QP4Ks3qGGr
Retweeted by Paul BlinkhornDo not listen. This is shit advice. I have nothing to do with this. In the wise words of my wife. “What has chan… https://t.co/YhOlc8rKP4
Retweeted by Paul Blinkhorn#SuperSaturday https://t.co/HpLA1KSFFA
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7/4
2020
Happy Birthday to Poly Styrene who would have been 63 today. Following are a few tweets about the X-Ray Spex lead… https://t.co/PJRbG95Hp9
Retweeted by Paul BlinkhornBoris Johnson really is one of the worst public speakers I’ve ever heard, and I work in academia.
Retweeted by Paul BlinkhornYou just know this helmet belonged to a gigantic, scarred legionary nicknamed "Mouse". 👇 https://t.co/3ovoFt2LiF
Retweeted by Paul BlinkhornLatest Graun toon up already, tho it looks sans comments. Get blind drunk & do a technicolour comment outside your… https://t.co/b3VmwIwD7M
Retweeted by Paul Blinkhorn @TheDigVenturers @Dr_Fishbones @awhalefact This is from Med Arch 42, deals with finds a little bit later than yours… https://t.co/pvq7gvCNND @TheDigVenturers @Dr_Fishbones @awhalefact There were quite a few cetacean bones from the 'lordly' Saxon site down… https://t.co/6VTXxJEKa8If someone could just print this out and nail it to our idiot prime minister's forehead please... https://t.co/cgybLaAimuIn the latest episode of One Rule For Us, One Rule For Them: https://t.co/0XOmp81YVg
Retweeted by Paul BlinkhornPottery from Juszkowo, pomorskie, northern Poland; 3D: https://t.co/N5Z0GissrN In situ (3D):… https://t.co/kNbRVzVEMY
Retweeted by Paul BlinkhornTop 10 times Sir Geoffrey Elton slapped down David Starkey, all from the same review of 'The English Court from the… https://t.co/7nvSrKIy7D
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Retweeted by Paul BlinkhornPlease RT, this wonderful site really needs the funds! https://t.co/Rhr704EuFfFirst thing I’m going to do on retirement: visit all the pubs the @thetimeteam drank in during the filming of their… https://t.co/gd6mNy4tse
Retweeted by Paul Blinkhorn @Aseamlessbond ...and also that no-one is obliged to give you a platform on which to say it.https://t.co/fGVnUPLKRK
Retweeted by Paul BlinkhornThe CiFA and CBA respond to Johnson's threats to axe planning regulations https://t.co/Nud5wIrwyl @Moana_Matron @DavidPetts1 Wasn't a cetacean, it definitely had a vertical tail. We watched it for a good while but… https://t.co/xXkJhAXIFn @ChrisScanlan13 @Moana_Matron @DavidPetts1 probably a seagull bobbing about. It's not very far from the shore but h… https://t.co/9Smop1GnE8 @Moana_Matron @DavidPetts1 I saw something with a fin very like this in Cardigan Bay a few years ago - It was defin… https://t.co/e7VtNoyE5v @Trudi_Tweedie Indeed, it's not exactly news that he's a horrible little wart. @AndySage79 He wasn't a martyr at that point as he still had all his various honorary positions and publishing deals etcTurning up as a martyr for "free speech" on all sorts of shitty, racist Youtube channels in 3-, 2-...We have terminated David Starkey’s position as Visiting Professor with immediate effect. His comments are completel… https://t.co/1f2UELJW2o
Retweeted by Paul BlinkhornHe gone. https://t.co/ZUkzAk8ONYA Solutrean Point made from a fragment of a toilet cistern? Yep, it's another amazing #RubbishArt entry from… https://t.co/wjY8ldGEUI
Retweeted by Paul BlinkhornIt seems fitting that after the govt has opened pubs, restaurants, shops and cinemas while the daily death rate is… https://t.co/4ZYHFTzRWr
Retweeted by Paul BlinkhornPlanning applications (in England) will no longer be needed for brownfield sites as part of ‘radical changes’ annou… https://t.co/NFr50yASdD
Retweeted by Paul BlinkhornThis is devastating. On brownfield sites I have personally excavated Iron Age idustrial remains, medieval buildings… https://t.co/Z5NTP5nLGH
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7/3
2020

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