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Immortal Meals #12: The Feast to End all Feasts January 21, 2013

Author: Beach Combing | in : Prehistoric
Immortal Meals #12: The Feast to End all Feasts

The Ness of Brodgar is one of the most impressive Neolithic sites in Britain and, indeed, in Europe. It includes a series of massive buildings that have been interpreted as mausolea or temples and that would have taken modern stone masons years to put together: without metal tools it must have taken the Neolithic Orcardians […]

Immortal Meals 11#: Feasts at Hambledon Hill January 13, 2013

Author: Beach Combing | in : Prehistoric
Immortal Meals 11#: Feasts at Hambledon Hill

Another from the Immortal Meal series: this time beef steak on Hambledon Hill in Dorset (UK) c. 5000 years ago as a warm September evening is resolving itself. Hambledon Hill, for those who had not had the pleasure, is an extraordinary Iron Age hill fort on the edge of the upland region of western England. […]

Human Health c. 8000 BC January 30, 2011

Author: Beach Combing | in : Prehistoric
Human Health c. 8000 BC

We are told by catastrophists – many with years of state subsidised education behind them – that the present generation of children and teenagers will be the first in the west for two centuries to live shorter lives than their parents. The revolution in medical care that meant that the baby-boomers were able to eat […]