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Mike's Blog - Day 135

Bit of a stranger one for you today. This is the “illusion” bridge way down in the woods through and past “Fungate” - the giant mushrooms.

We built it on purpose so that as you first go to cross it looks like its got parallel sides as you would expect for a bridge, but the sides get much wider and you really only see that when you cross.

Here is the view from the narrow end.

And here is the view from the wide end.

It’s always a pleasure to see a gobby little school child try and get across and keep their hands on the side all the way to the other side only to fail miserably.

We had to build it as the old one, as used by David Bellamy when he worked in these woods, was condemned for some reason by the Health and Safety office. Didn’t look too bad...or did it?