Mike Bishop, archaeologist, author and noted expert on Hadrian’s Wall, has agreed to accompany us on our walk. This will add immensely to the experience, as he knows more than most people alive about the wall. Thank you, Mike! If you’re on Twitter, you can follow Mike @perlineamvalli or check out his Hadrian’s Wall website. He will be tweeting, blogging and taking photos as we march.
Most of my gear will be ready soon: linen undertunics, tunic, cloak, boots, straps for carrying my scutum, scutum cover. I’m expecting my helmet back with a three-feathered crest, and the postman to deliver a pilum and sword belt and new gladius hispaniensis as well. I’m champing at the bit to get out and about near home in the gear, so that I can really get a feel for it. Break my boots in. Tweet photos of myself that will have you falling off your chairs with laughter. Stay tuned!
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