14th April

Report by Tav:

Nick, Dunc, Jake and Tav 

The four headed for the dig face armed with bags and two short sections of Jake’s ladder. It was Nick’s turn to dig and he was greeted with a disappointing puddle of murky water which had accumulated in the rift over the course of a week. A few distinctly gloopy loads were manhandled up the climb to Duncan and on to Tav who was hauling and finally to Jake who was disposing of the spoil. Gradually things dried out and by close of play, 37 prime loads of silty fill had been added to the burgeoning spoil heap in the pot. The only apparent way on continues to be down and it seems likely that an even bigger puddle might be present next week, which at least solves the squeegee bottle water shortage problem!”

Author: mendipgeoarch

Archaeologist, Geologist, Speleologist!