Night Boat to Chard

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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

IDM 2012

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All that matters is you Go In Big Drains…

Frome Here To There

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An afternoon splashing around under Bristol, from the grimness of the Northern Foul Water Interceptor to the expansive Frome culverts.

Sub T

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Taunton has an underworld – who’d have thought it! The newly-christened Law and Order culvert (owing to the pillars of the establishment under which it passess) is only short, but packs in several different features along it’s length. A first … Continue reading

Re-boing

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The Wiltshire location that never stops giving. We were supposed to be going draining when a last minute phone call provided a much better distraction. The first shall be last to see this one, judging by subsequent events.

Bunkerology 101

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A last minute field trip with a cast of many. Thanks to Big T for this one.

A mine by the sea

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One of the highlights of an excellent little Cornish tin mine that is accessible at various points in a sea cliff.

The Wheel of Misfortune

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Delight at the discovery of a pretty unique slice of industrial archeology was muted after my tripod pitched forward and smashed my favourite lens.

First Contact

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Behind the Red Door was a whole new world of giant fans, strip lights and electric buggies. As one door closed another opened and a further eight visits was to reveal all; slowly and deliciously we gorged on the “sublime … Continue reading

The glass ceiling

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Early morning over the capital, and for a short while, we were the highest two people in Europe. The sunrise viewing plan, as suggested by my super-enthusiastic companion seemed a little ambitious at the time, and once I’d recovered from … Continue reading