Sean Borodale et al. in Nettlebridge Valley, Mendip HIlls, Somerset - the 2010's, at night

from Underland: A Deep Time Journey, pages 43–44:

[Macfarlane and Borodale have been caving in the Mendips]


It is full dark by the time Sean and I get back to the cottage.  We hose down and then hang up our hazmat suits in the cool air of the garden, one on each wing of the totem pole.  I whistle a song from Rubber Soul by the Beatles while we work.


Sean tells me about how he …   more >>

cite as

Robert Macfarlane, Underland: A Deep Time Journey (2019), p. 43–44. accessed: 25 February, 2024

location of experience: Nettlebridge Valley, Mendip HIlls, Somerset


Sean Borodale
Artist, Dramatist, Poet
Robert Macfarlane
University lecturer and writer

Listening to

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A song from 'Rubber Soul'
written by The Beatles
performed by Robert Macfarlane

Experience Information

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

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Thu, 18 Aug 2022 22:31:33 +0100
Approved on Thu, 01 Sep 2022 11:59:43 +0100