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Marston Marsh and Caister St Edmund – The Kissing Gate Sagas

Friday 19th & 26th May 2017

“What is it about kissing gates?” asked Robert (the photographer) as we trudged in the blazing sun the half-mile back across the fields to the car park at Caister. We had returned to the Roman site at Caister St Edmund to finish building the kissing gate started two weeks back and also install a further gate. This was the third Friday in succession that we had finished late because of kissing gates. Continue reading Marston Marsh and Caister St Edmund – The Kissing Gate Sagas

Whitlingham Marsh & Cooper Wood – Getting To Grips With The Vegetation

Thursday 18th May 2017

On Thursday, we returned to Whitlingham Marsh to finish off the path cutting. The good news was that we had the big DR mower back with us but only after Paula had wrestled it away from the service agent that morning!

First off there was a need for a few introductions. Twin brothers, Will and Ben, are work experience students from Easton & Otley College who come along on Thursday and Friday respectively.  Continue reading Whitlingham Marsh & Cooper Wood – Getting To Grips With The Vegetation