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Thursday 29 May 2014
Wednesday school visit
Wednesday, the sun was out and we had a great visit from St Aidan’s
High school, Derrylin.
Pupils from St Aidans on the site tour
The latrine chute was a big hit, as always, but for some reason
everyone wants to stick their heads up it. Not something I would fancy!
Good thing this toilet isn't in use any more
Christina gave her regular talk at the dovecote it’s all about ‘feathers,
flesh and faeces’ apparently.
Christina at the dovecote.
One of the school children brought along his ‘toy’ smoking pipe – good comparison
here between it and our 17th-century clay pipe.