Posts Tagged "long exposure"

…a cold night on the beach!

…so cold…so very cold…wanted some star trails but the moon was so bright it washed the stars right out…

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fire and smoke..cathedral ablaze

…it was an early start today..by 0430 hrs the temperature was already registering 17 degrees centigrade..a mad dash across several counties to meet the chaps and chapesses in Wiltshire for a day of getting totally lost (again!) underground…

The pompey crew arrived in a cloud of steam ! Poor Oli’s car suffered a damaged radiator..so in true “we came only for the pictures” we abandoned it under a tree and wandered off to the mine entrance..

Some of the more hardy amongst us had spent the night in Cathedral and we were led to their camping spot by the smell of breakfast cooking..
Box is huge…Cathedral is just massive! Didn’t take us long to break out the wire wool !and act like a bunch of five years olds on acid !

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the tunnel was filling with water

I did this last year and have wanted to go back and do the others; this is one of twenty or so drainage tunnels that take water away from the main Dover to Folkestone railway line.

…after the epic let down of not hitting up the asylum today we decided to spend our hard earnt Saturday morning off underground…

Now for those of you that do not live in this drought zone they call Kent let me assure you that it isn’t! The amount of water flowing freely out to sea from these drains is staggering! The water companies should be ashamed of themselves!

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Euro Tunnel

Euro Tunnel

The Ex St Edmunds RC School Boys Attempt To Get to France the cheap way…. by walking!

Despite meticulous planning and emails telling everyone what to bring, you guessed it one of the team forgot a vital piece of kit! ..

This was always going to be a tricky one given the amount of rain we have had recently and it didn’t disappoint. It was fairly dry walking (crawling) along the access shaft but then once into the actual test bore it became apparent that this was going to be an hilarious, if not sticky, adventure.

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Boxed in a Mine

Boxed in a Mine

Box Mine – Possibly the best place to spend a Sunday away from the family !
Fabulous day out with some very cool people…despite many attempts at getting lost and a certain team member hiding the maps in his trousers and forgetting about them, we did find our way out…by accident. Our attempts to find the underground cannabis farm failed as well (those in the group will understand)
Those tempting holes cut into sheet steel provided major frustrations at huge solid steel blast doors!…

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