Bradley Garrett et al. in a drained underground reservoir beneath North London - the 2010's, at night

from Underland: A Deep Time Journey, page 164:

[I]n a north London park, we crawled under fencing, pulled away a heavy iron lid to reveal a shaft in the grass, and descended a rusted black ladder into darkness.

Twenty feet down we flicked on our head-torches – and whistled at what we saw.  Dozens of brick archways extended in series away from us, the dips between them holding wide rungs of still water.  The iterated forms of the archways and the reflections of the water created the illusion of …   more >>

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Robert Macfarlane, Underland: A Deep Time Journey (2019), p. 164. accessed: 21 May, 2024

location of experience: a drained underground reservoir beneath North London


Bradley Garrett
academic researcher, archaeologist, cultural geographer, university lecturer […]
Robert Macfarlane
University lecturer and writer

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Date/Time the 2010's, at night
Medium playback
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Fri, 19 Aug 2022 12:26:10 +0100
Approved on Thu, 01 Sep 2022 12:29:53 +0100