Summer excavation 2016
Stewart heard about the project through the charity Breaking Ground Heritage and wanted to join for the archeology as well as for the therapeutic aspect of it all. “It’s a great way to make yourself feel useful in the world, doing something that’s worthwhile, making difference in recording history, and it’s a privilege to be working with the experts and everyone around. It’s really good to meet people who give you so much and it’s important to have the veterans who understand you and accept you like unconditional family. There’s a sort of specialness when there’s the sort of company that we have got over here, and, to be honest, it’s better than any therapy I’ve been through”.