by Ashwin Tharoor-Menon
This is a true story that I wrote that was published in the India Currents Magazine in the USA. I was 9 years old when this happened.
...When I looked into it there were lots of people on the other side. I saw Brooklyn Bridge in the background. In London it was really sunny with blue skies but in Brooklyn it was raining but normally it is the other way round!
the pleasures and fears associated with tunnels of all sizes; a discourse on makyoh photography; how history was unkind to Alexander Stanhope SP .
In which the important question of Financing the Great Tunnel arises, and Paul reveals a great deal more about his great grandfather's Engineering Ambitions.
a practical demonstration of how much tunnelling goes on; memories of the Black Sapper; important drawings and engravings reveal more details of Paul's historic undertaking.
In which I discover many other people with a peculiar interest in Tunnels, and Paul springs a Leak at the London end of his Project.
about Alexander St George's youthful urge to excavate; how walking the line of a tunnel can reveal its secrets ; practical advice on how to build a tunnel.
In which Paul becomes more open and frank about the origins of his Tunnel and the proposed location of the two Telectroscopes.
In which a date is set for the appearance of the Telectroscopes, we discover exactly where they will be sited, and much debate ensues about what will happen when they are in place.
In which Paul St George breaks the surface and finally completes his Great Grandfather's vision - the Telectroscopes are in place!