Discussed and responded to local
history and family history enquiries, and to photographic and written
Discussed the design of a new Dux
board (partly funded by the HAA) for display in Armadale Primary School;
attended the meeting at Scotsigns about the board design and
Dux Board event at Armadale Primary School on 6 March when
the Dux Board was unveiled by Heather Shields nee Mallace and presented
to the School. Presented an archival album recording the event to
Contributed material for inclusion in
the Gala Day 100th celebration booklet.
Gave a talk to the 50+ club at
Armadale Community Centre, which was well received.
New Technologies in Heritage, Interpretation and Outreach,
presented by RCAHMW, at The Visualisation Centre, University of
Aberystwyth, Wales. Photos
Attended and photographed the
Armadale Academy Closure event.
Led a kite aerial
photography session for members of the
Young Archaeologists Club
& Bristol Branch)
where photos were taken of
(Clifton Down) Bristol. Also worked with Ross and Cromarty
YACs later in the year.
Taken more kite photographs of the
Hall of the Lady Dowager Torphichen,
Southrigg Farm, the
Cathlaw site and
Gormyre Hill, as well as sites of interest
in other places such as the Roman town of
Had a photograph of Gormyre published
as the frontispiece published in June issue of The Photogrammetric
Record, An International Journal of Photogrammetry
Helped an English community, famous
for its anti-slavery arch, by setting up a basic website, reflecting the
area's history while
linking to its
Maypole history group and providing a platform for the
community's village hall.
Attended the first Scottish Community
Archaeology Conference May 2009
East Lothian Council and
at Queen Margaret University, to
promote the Armadale community as well as the efforts of this website
and the HAA. Abstract to be published.
Wrote an article for Notes on our
aerial photography of Gormyre and the Ogilface sites to be published in
Discovery and Excavation in Scotland, The Journal of Archaeology
Invited to give a kite aerial
photography demonstration at the the second conference of Scotland's
Rural Past, RCAHMS.
Attended a most useful RCAHMS course
Discussed queries and photos sent in
by members of the general public.
Enjoyed one anotherís company in
regular monthly meetings.