22 year old female Kayaking Coach living in Guernsey
Question 1. In the current economic climate, what made you decide to undertake an archaeology degree?
A fascination and curiosity for the subject.
Question 2. Currently, what do you perceive to be the most significant archaeological find that you have made and why is this?
A La Tene 1 brooch from an iron age cave site in Somerset. It was in mint condition, and pushed the date for earliest occupation of the site back by a couple of hundred years. Not groundbreaking but the best i've found.
Question 3. What/ where do you see yourself to be in ten years time?
Hopefully, with a PhD doing something cool in archaeology, who knows where.
Question 4. An archaeology student’s degree is multi-disciplinary, sociable and academically challenging. During your time as an archaeology student what has been the most memorable moment within or out of the lecture theatre?
Panning for gold on a fieldtrip in Ireland.
Question 5. What are you currently doing? (Excavating, working, holidaying etc.)
Taking a year out from studying before doing postgraduate study.
Question 6. What are your thoughts and feelings about commercial archaeology?
Hard work, but someone's got to do it!
Question 7. Has your perception of archaeology on TV changed since you undertook your degree? (E.g. Time team, meet the ancestors, Bonekickers).
Yes, now its an opportunity for a giggle.