Female Archaeology Graduate in her 40's from Reading area
Question 1. In the current economic climate, what made you decide to undertake an archaeology degree?
Personal interest and retirement.
Question 2. Currently, what do you perceive to be the most significant archaeological find that you have made and why is this?
Personal interest and retirement
Question 3. What/ where do you see yourself to be in ten years time?
Living in York and undertaking community archaeology
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?
Have the opportunity to put into practice theory issues.
Question 5. What are you currently doing? (Excavating, working, holidaying etc.)
Excavating a possible clay beam.
Question 6. What are your thoughts and feelings about commercial archaeology?
Necessary, especially when development of sites may damage archaeology.
Question 7. Has your perception of archaeology on TV changed since you undertook your degree? (E.g. Time team, meet the ancestors, Bonekickers).
Yes. I feel they provide an insight, but do not let people realize other aspects such as excavation is not about finding artefact's, but is about how society developed.