I started my working life as a marine engineer. Then as a designer of machines, before becoming a teacher. Finally at the ripe old age of 40 I did my Ph.D.
This of course changed my life and I can say with all the ups and downs its never been dull.
I enjoy lecturing; but on personal note the best part is the session at the end when people come to talk and handle the objects I use in my lecture.
The informality of the occasions often is a time when new ideas are formed and new alliances started.
I have had several people who I have taught forge work and metal work too and it is always a pleasure to be able to pass on the skills I have learned to others.
Working as an experimental archaeologist has taken me down roads and to places I never knew existed.
I have met fascinating people and become friends with many of them.
I hope in this web site I can give you a glimpse into my world, I hope you enjoy what you see.