Articles Archive for 13 April 2009
The Monday Muse
Have you ever wondered why the Blackwall Tunnel has so many bends in it? And in contrast, the Dartford Tunnel is perfectly straight?
It’s all to do with when they were built! Not the techniques in use at that particular time, but the road users they were designed for. The problem with the Dartford Tunnel is that as soon as you reach a certain point, you can see a distant light at the end of the tunnel. And that can be quite a scary experience for your horse, which …