Tag Archives: fieldwork

But that’s the foreland, you traitor!

It’s been a year since I posted! Well, that’s what happens when you’re in the lab for 10 months with nothing overly exciting happening! But I’ve been freed from the lab bench and allowed to venture into the outside world, for … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Another summer’s over, and what have we done?

For me, the summer is over. I’ve had a good old break from desk and lab work, with a few weeks spent in my favourite part of the UK. I’ve been in the Northern Highlands of Scotland on fieldwork this … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Hillswick: a cautionary tale of the ups and downs of geological fieldwork

I’ve just come back from sampling various Caledonian rocks in Shetland for the start of my PhD. 10 days in that gorgeous little archipelago, which nestles quietly between the Atlantic and the North Sea.  One of the aims of the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment