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Kynren

Spectacular is not the word—or rather it has to be, because there’s no other word that comes near to describing the Kynren project. Amazing? Dazzling? Breathtaking…? Insane—? For who in their right mind would think of setting up a series … Continue reading

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Binchester latest!

Very good news today – the Church Commissioners have agreed to sell the Binchester site to the Auckland Castle Trust!

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The Auckland Experience?

‘I think the man who took over Auckland Castle should take over Binchester too. It’s the obvious thing.’ So said my husband, when we went to see the latest excavations at the Roman site of Vinovia, and realised that its … Continue reading

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The Pompeii of the North?

I visited a Roman fort the other day – or rather, WE visited a Roman fort, though my husband is no enthusiast for Roman remains. He has no historical imagination and they just look like meaningless heaps of stones to … Continue reading

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