30 June 2006

More flowers and water power

Yesterday I swapped over the two pots, as I noticed that the eastern one got about 2 hours more sunlight than the western one (despite them both being south-facing). And this morning the result was this...

Orange lillies!

So there is still plenty of catching up to do, but if I leave them this way round for a few days then they might even out.

Yesterday was also the third site visit to Wednesbury this week. I am very pleased with the project, it is really coming together - all credit to the team. I took the opportunity to climb onto the roof and take this view of the recently-uncovered sluices.

The water flowed from right to left... finding this makes sense of a lot of the other features on site.

This really is a monster site, now covering about 5 or 6 hectares and with only a month of excavation left there is plently for Will and his team to get on with. But everyone seems happy at the moment - Will is happy, the troops are happy, the client is happy, the local authority is happy, and so therefore I am happy. Hooray!

For more information about this project, have a look at the Ironbridge Archaeology blog.

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