It was a great ‘find’ and we all were terribly excited. Monty went history mad, found a 12 inch deep black mud puddle and covered himself in wode like an ancient Briton.

Roman villa discovery

Bill Bryson, in ‘Notes From A Small Island’, wrote about exploring the remains of a Roman villa in the woods near Winchcombe, so on Mothers Day we went for a ramble in the woods and did a bit of archaeology ourselves.

In this pic Wendy is pulling back the plastic sheet to reveal a mosaic floor. Luckily I was there to prevent her nicking some tiles for her collection.