Archive | March, 2012

Episode 4 – Update Video

I am upon Caer Caradoc filming a sunset for the next episode of the Bald Explorer which is about the Welsh Marches. I recored a very short little update of the progress and included a few shots of the magnificent view. More to follow as I start the filming process of this episode. I hope […]

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Profile: Film Maker at Hopston Castle

I was delighted to discover as part of my research into my next project on the Welsh Marches that another heritage film maker has visited and made a very good documentary about Hopton Castle. This is one of the places I am currently seeking permission to film for the next episode. Peter Ralley is a […]

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Caracticus Last Stand

The next Bald Explorer is slowly coming together. After much reading about the Welsh Marches and the Norman Invasion, the raids from the Welsh and the building of Offa’s Dyke by the Saxon King, I am examining the potential site of Caracticus’s last stand. No one really can say for sure where the ancient Briton […]

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Podcast: Camp Caradoc

Harriet and I headed out to investigate the other Caer Caradoc in South Shropshire. Locally this iron age hill fort is known as Camp Caracticus or Camp Caradoc. It is a wonderful example of such an ancient encampment and many people believe that this is the position of the last stand that the Chieftain Caracticus […]

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