Jacob Dahl

Emily and I went to see Jacob Dahl in Oxford, which was a real treat. We had lunch and a chat before he very graciously agreed to an impromptu video interview, of which the first sections are available now on Vimeo, where I have now added them to the Interviews channel: vimeo.com/channels/text/

Cuneiform

A wonderful meeting at the British Museum today. I learnt that cuneiform may have started in Sumeria since the language was monosyllabic, therefore easier to record.  !   How fascinating is that? More to follow..