Archive | July, 2012

Want the Bald Explorer on DVD? A funding idea.

I have been asked by a few people, my father included, to have the episodes of the Bald Explorer made available on DVD. While it is lovely to have each exploration online either on Vimeo or Youtube and embedded into the website, there is an audience who enjoy what I do who either do not […]

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Podcast Walk: Hope Bowdler.

Harriet and Richard pop out for a walk in the July sunshine in Shropshire. This time they are exploring the delights of Hope Bowdler, which is near Church Stretton and close to Caer Caradoc. To quote Wikipedia: Hope Bowdler Hill rises to the north of the village, with a number of summits, the three tallest […]

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Video: The Stonemasons Inn

Arjen Westerdijk talks about the history and facilities of the Stonemasons Inn, a family pub in Petworth, West Sussex. This pub was featured in the Petworth episode of the Bald Explorer and Arjen was kind enough to let us bring our cameras in and shoot a short sequence about the origins of the Inn. It […]

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The Petworth Emigrants

Leigh Lawson author and historian talks to Richard Vobes, the Bald Explorer about the Petworth Emigrants who left Sussex in the early 19th century and headed oi upper Canada. Leigh explains the reason for their going and the hardships along the way. This is a supplementary video as part of the Petworth project ‘The Bald […]

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Pullmans at Petworth

As part of the recent filming for the Bald Explorer in Petworth, I took a trip to the old railway station which lies a little to the south of the town. It is no longer in active service having been closed in the 1960’s but in its day was part of the Pulborough to Midhurst […]

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New Graphics Style for Videos

I have developed a new graphical style for the next Bald Explorer episode, the one in which I visit the rural town of Petworth in West Sussex. (Technically I refer to this as episode five even though ep 4 hasn’t been shot yet. The reason for that is I start number four in Shropshire in […]

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