Enough time had passed since the Slightly Cross Tunnel trips with memories of roof collapses, unstable walls and wader-sucking gloop. The second tunnel section of the long-forgotten Taunton Chard canal had to be investigated. Styru and I supped a pint in … Continue reading
TM: Spungletrumpet. Three men, one boat. Crystal clear water, immaculately decorated passage and cherry cake once the mud and nettles are negotiated.
Somerset’s answer to The Anger Tunnel. Slightly less enigmatic, but very photogenic. It’s also not a drain. A boat is needed for parts of the tunnel, and a puncture is more or less guaranteed. Beyond the initial collapse, the tunnel … Continue reading