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From Aug 2006 - Nov 2013 WeDig provided a live forum for diggers & fans of Vindolanda. It has now been mothballed and will be maintained as a live archive.

Here you will find preserved 7 years of conversation, photos, & knowledge about a site many people love. Vindolanda gets under the skin. (Figuratively and literally as a volunteer excavator!) It's a place you remember, filled with people you remember!

Thanks for 7 great years!

some winter pics
Great photos, thanks Kevin. Re the champagne - how about a supper then a sleepover somewhere sheltered in the trenches, and then a champagne breakfast - save having to drive to accomodations. Just kidding , my colonial roots are showing !!
Regards,
Kathryn.

What to bring?
Hi Clare, as well as all the boots and clothing and stuff, another thing to consider - how fit are you? those wheelbarrows even a quarter full can be quite a load to push. Maybe some shoulder and upper arm exercises, even gentle weights up to 2kgs will help if done regularly and properly?
Regards,
Kathryn.

Roman Murder Mystery
Thanks Helen for the link to the preview of the Mystery, hopefully a full link is available to those of us without the NG channel. I wonder if the Vindolanda Trust could organise with the NG people for a DVD for sale at the Roman Museum? I am sure that there would be a lot of sales to volunteer diggers.
Regards,
Kathryn.

Doing my Homework!
Sorry should have written "Hello Clare".

Doing my Homework!
[/b ]Hi Charlotte, easy to read is "The Wall" by Alistair Moffatt. I think that there will be digging in the vicus this year so a couple of books for that purpose might be "Running the Roman Home" by Alexandra Groom and also "Invisible Romans" by Robert Knapp. Hope that you enjoy your first Vindolanda experience as much as I did, it was an amazing experience, going over again this year for 2 weeks.
Regards,
Kathryn.