Archive | February, 2012

A Trip to Cardiff Castle

Where possible I try to visit places I might not otherwise get to see when out working. The other day I had a few hours to kill in between some film making I was doing for a client of mine and I took the opportunity to have a visit to Cardiff Castle. I decided I […]

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I am not an expert!

This thing I call the Bald Explorer is about passion. It is rooted in the enthusiasm I have for our historic past, but I must make it totally clear that I am not an expert. I don’t even know in truth what being an expert really means. I am not an academic or a historian. […]

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Offas Dyke Walk – Podcast

Richard and Harriet take a walk along Offa’s Dyke near the lovely town of Montgomery in Montgomershire in Wales. Offa’s Dyke is a massive linear earthwork, roughly followed by some of the current border between England and Wales. In places, it is up to 65 feet (19.8 m) wide (including its flanking ditch) and 8 […]

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Where are the Marches?

If you look on the usual maps of Great Britain, you may well find such exciting places as the Peak District, the Malverns and the New Forest, but curiously you wont necessarily find a label announcing the Marches. And that is unusual because the March of Wales has been around, in terms of identification, long […]

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The Making of the Bald Explorer

In November last year the cameras were rolling as the Bald Explorer ventured over the famous Romney Marshes looking for Smugglers of the 17th and 18th centuries. In February, this year, the video was completed and released on Youtube and the Bald Explorer website. But who is this bald explorer chappie and what has this […]

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When things go wrong… The Outtakes Reel

It doesn’t always go to plan when you make a video and in the Bald Explorer programmes remembering the lines is the biggest headache. This is an out take reel from the recent episodes. I hope you enjoy my mess ups. Its a good job I can laugh at myself.

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