Cognitive maps and other inherited understandings can illuminate historical landscapes with a phenomenological focus The presence of memory accretes to locations – not for nothing do we describe places as ‘our familiar haunts’, for at any one time a place is composed of layers of itself. It haunts itself… from what we see now, […]
The Alt-Antiquarian is a series of articles written by the editor, John Billingsley. ‘Alt’, of course, stands for’alternative’. The views expressed often suggest perspectives which run counter to what have become standard (and sometimes mistaken) neo-antiquarian assumptions and tropes.
Moving earth mysteries along Over the 27 years that I have edited Northern Earth, and the 47 years since I wrote my first article on the subject area, I have become increasingly aware that the topical implications of the field still occasionally known as earth mysteries stretch very much beyond even the broad inquisitorial sweep