medieval pilgrims

  1. Lord Longpath

    Pilgrim walks from Southampton to Canterbury using only medieval equipment

    Just saw this on the BBC: Well, almost. He did admit to a mobile phone for emergencies. But he did keep the food and fire-lighting equipment medieval. Must have smelt a bit when he got there. Wouldn't fancy carrying a woollen cloak weighing...
  2. Jeff Crawley

    The oldest scallop shell?

    Those of you able to view BBC's iPlayer might be interested in an episode of Digging for Britain that was broadcast recently: There has been an archaeological dig going on at a leper hospital in Winchester, western England. When they uncovered the...


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