Tag Archives: Mesolithic

Wheat found in Mesolithic Britain 2000 years before farming arrived.

Einkorn – the first wheat   Some of you may know that I co-authored a book called “Arable Plants – a field guide” about 12 years ago (still available from all good internet book outlets, and possibly some bookshops too: … Continue reading

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A Robo – Phantasy

This blog appeared on yesterday’s Woodland Trust blog ,  but I thought I would recycle it today. A new approach to Forest “Management” The Holocene Forest (which existed from around 10000 years before present to 7000 bp ) was a … Continue reading

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The Conservation Cringe

Heard of the Cultural Cringe? As someone who is half English and half Australian I have an inkling of what it is about, a cultural inferiority complex derived from colonial times when “Colonial” culture was looked down on. Gladly those … Continue reading

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