Archive | October, 2012

Saving our Waterways

I am thrilled to be able to report that the recent exposure on the Community Channel television has resulted in more episodes of the Bald Explorer requested. This is excellent news and all the encouragement I need to take my camera out and shoot some more of the fabulous history of Great Britain. There are […]

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The Bald Explorer on TV

I am very pleased to announce that from next week – Monday 22nd to Wednesday 24th October 2012, the Bald explorer will be having its first television transmission in the UK on the Community Channel. The first three episodes will be screened consecutively over these three days with my visit to Lewes on Monday, my […]

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Podcast: The Bluebell Railway

Richard Vobes, the Bald Explorer and his occasional partner in crime, Jimmy Hastell, popped to the Bluebell Railway in East Sussex, to find out some of its history and experience travelling on old steam streams. Having recently shot an episode of the Bald Explorer around Petworth that featured Pullman Carriages, it was nice to revisit […]

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The Bald Explorer is now BBC trained!

Everyone has heard of the British Broadcasting Corporation. Many of us switch it on in one form or another and allow the organisation into our living rooms, kitchens, cars and private spaces on a daily basis. As well as churning out a fabulous range of diverse entertainment, they also take the likes of amateur historians […]

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