2016-07-11 20.08.03

Moving on – a decade in Cambridge

I came to Cambridge as an undergraduate in September 2006. Now, in July 2016, I’ll be moving on. As many of you know I’ll be joining the University of Exeter as a Lecturer in Classics and Ancient History. I’m writing the modules as we speak, and the more I put together my new courses the more…

2016-05-04 12.41.15

Happy first birthday, blog! What I’ve learned so far

Amazingly, it is now a year since I started this blog in its current form. I had a website previously, which was mainly just for sharing teaching materials, but on 2nd June 2015 I revamped this site and wrote my first research-driven blog posts. This year has been busy in general, and has flown by…

Exeter

My New Job at the University of Exeter

I am very pleased to announce officially that I will be joining the University of Exeter from September 2016 as a Lecturer in Classics. I’m thrilled to be joining such a great department, where I’ll be working with scholars whose work I admire very much. Already everyone has been incredibly friendly and welcoming, and we already…

Book! 2015

“Oscan in Southern Italy and Sicily” is out this week

I’m very excited to announce the publication of my book Oscan in Southern Italy and Sicily. The editor very kindly dropped the first copy round to my house last night, and I’m really pleased with how it has turned out. This book started life as my PhD thesis (pictures of its journey from thesis to book…

Venice

Stationery in Action – City Notebooks

Like many academics, I have a thing for stationery. When you spend so much of your life reading and writing, getting the tools of your craft right become really important. For me, it comes down to a few basic requirements: I don’t want my stationery to be inconvenient or distracting to use, I want to…

Herculaneum

Linguae nostrae

Welcome to my blog! I’ve enjoyed blogging as part of the Greek in Italy project for the past year or so, and so I’ve decided to start this blog of my own as well. In general, I’m hoping this will become a place for me to write about on my research in progress, to discuss topics that might never…