Archive for the tag 'Wroxeter Roman City'

You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.
Dale Carnegie

22 Comments CherryPie on May 18th 2014

6 Comments CherryPie on Feb 28th 2012

From the guidebook:

A Roman household would have used the courtyard for exercise and conversation. Flowers and culinary herbs may have been grown there. The surrounding portico provided shelter from the weather, both for the family and also for servants and slaves, who could have used it as covered workspace.

6 Comments CherryPie on Feb 27th 2012

A wise man, recognizing that the world is but an illusion, does not act as if it is real, so (therefore) he escapes the suffering.
Guatama Buddha (563 – 483 BC)

26 Comments CherryPie on Feb 26th 2012

This Roman bath house is very broken.

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20 Comments CherryPie on Oct 28th 2011

At one time Wroxeter was the fourth largest town in Roman Britain with an estimated population of 5000 at it’s height.
In the mid-19th century excavations at the site revealed the public baths.  The baths were constructed between AD 120 and 150 to a standard plan that was used throughout the western part of the Roman [...]

4 Comments CherryPie on Oct 21st 2011

After a weekend of  “Error establishing a database connection” my blog for now seems to be behaving itself and the engineers are looking into why the problem keeps recurring.  So what have I been doing whilst I have been away?  Taking advantage of the lovely sunny weather of course
On Saturday I had lunch, [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Oct 3rd 2011