Archive | May, 2012

Travelling in Scotland

I have been travelling in the East Coast of Scotland for work recently in the Aberdeenshire and Angus areas. I was very lucky as the sun shone down on me as if I were the blessed pilgrim. Another good aspect of my video job was that I was chauffeured about. I certainly took in some […]

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Bald Explorer Petworth Teaser Video

I am currently shooting two videos at once. The first being a search for the Caratacus’s last stand in the Welsh Marches and the second a visit to the rural market town of Petworth in West Sussex. Here is the teaser video for the latter. Petworth is famed for its splendid stately home, once the […]

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Building a Virtual Prison

It is early days, but work has started on a computer graphics version of the House of Correction which is to be featured in one of the next Bald Explorer episodes. If you have been reading recent posts you will have seen mention of this grim place and the fact that there is little left […]

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Grave Explorer

I am confused. I am dismayed. I am annoyed too. While out scouting at locations for a forthcoming episode of the Bald Explorer my friend and fellow researcher Jimmy and I found ourselves in a cemetery. This is not usual for history enthusiasts like us. It is always interesting to read the names of those […]

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Podcast: Petworth House Explored.

In the old days of the Richard Vobes Radio Show, a podcast that later became the Vobes Show, and which is still running, Jimmy Hastell and myself took a trip to the very splendid Petworth House and waved our microphone in front of the people at the front gate. They very kindly let us in […]

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Podcast: The Petworth Museum

Mr. Pegram and I visit the Petworth Cottage Museum. Here is what they say about the place: It’s not really a museum. It’s a house that has been restored, redecorated, furnished and equipped as if it were 1910. But it’s not just anybody’s house. Mrs. Mary Cummings was the tenant of 346 High Street from […]

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