Archaeologists digging up old archaeological tools.

This is a GGAT (Gwent and Glamorgan Archaeological Trust) trowel we found in our trench. It had been left and buried at the bottom of their trench from their excavations in the 80’s.

Despite finding some amazing medieval pottery and such, i think this is my favourite find of the dig.

Photo taken by Matt Nicholas, found at Cosmeston Archaeology Flickr page


I just understood something extraordinary. In fact, the thing that sets women apart the most is their breath. It’s softer, more varied, less linear, less uniform. That’s it! Her breath is in a state of flux, depending if she is moved, or concentrated, or seductive, or charmed. I mean, men only have two ways to breathe: whether they’re calm or excited. It’s simple, they’re like dogs.

Discover the Legacy of the First World War in Wales 1914-1919

The First World War was an overwhelming event which had widespread effects across Wales – no area was left untouched as the whole country geared up to contribute to the war effort   

One hundred years on the generation that witnessed it has almost gone, and what we are left with are the physical remains – buildings, landscapes and artefacts.  Archaeology has an important role to play in…

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