It’s more than a year since it was found, but hey after nearly 2,000 years, who’s countng? An amateur metal detector found – in a field in Suffolk – the only complete Roman lantern known in Britain. It’s now in Ipswich Museum – next time I’m over in the east, I’ll make sure to go and have a look.
What with all the hype and excitement about the film The Eagle, it was exciting to see an article about it in The Independent yesterday, written by no less than Manda Scott. It’s a great read, and not just because I get a mention! Read the article here.
Off down to Dublin in a couple of hours, to watch the boys in green take on the rampaging English. Their firm duty: to deny them the Grand Slam! Despite the fact that Ireland have been victorious six out of the last seven years, I’m not totally sure about the outcome. Something to do with Ireland’s shaky performances against France and Wales… Here’s to a great match, and a beer (one only 🙂 ) afterwards.