Florence Laino

Archaeologist
Summer excavations 2016, 2017

In her job working for L – P: Archaeology, Flo has an editorial position at WU, where she helps to compile publications such as the annual technical report. “It’s a fascinating project and it’s rare that you get to give back in archaeology in such a meaningful way and teach people about something you love”, she explained. Flo spent her days writing in the site office but wished she had ditched the laptop and gone out to dig with people a bit more. “One of the days I went down to the sunken way to take pictures for one of our reports. It was so muddy that I kept slipping around with the camera – the guys kept trying to help me whilst cracking jokes. The banter and the camaraderie is fantastic down in the trenches”. Flo also particularly loved the reading to remember on site. “Remembering is such a big part of Waterloo Uncovered. Sitting down and listening to all the stories in the chapel was really touching”.
Florence Laino