Archive | July, 2013

Kickstarter Project

Well, we didn’t make it with the recent Kickstarter project unfortunately. I had an incredible response from all the wonderful supporters and I would like to thank everyone who pledge money and those that retweeted and shared the link on Facebook to the Kickstarter website. Are we downhearted? No, not a bit. The one thing […]

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Humphrey Kynaston – A Highwayman in his Cave!

The highwayman Humphrey Kynaston was a bit of a Robin Hood character – robbing the rich to give to the poor. But who was he and where did he live? I am the Bald Explorer, from UK television’s Community Channel and I am on the trail of this notorious blackguard. He had a fortified manor […]

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Myddle Castle, the home of a Highwayman!

Myddle Castle was the home to a highway man in the 15th Century. Now it is in ruins and fortunately protected. In this episode, the Bald Explorer is off in search of Humphrey Kynaston’s ancestral home to discover what is left of it. Richard Vobes is TVs Bald Explorer and in each episode he is […]

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The tallest Doric Column in the world!

Where is the tallest Doric column in the world? Could you guess it was in Shropshire? Yes, it is in the county town – Shrewsbury and the Bald Explorer is off to visit. If you want to find somewhere interesting to travel in Britain for heritage, then follow the antics of Richard Vobes. In this […]

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Burning the Lewes Martyrs…

Mary Tudor is best remembered by her nickname, Bloody Mary. She earned this by burning protestant heretics. Over 288 Marian Martyrs died as a result of her catholic faith, but was she really as bad as all that? Richard Vobes, TV’s Bald Explorer (catch him on the Community Channel) is in Lewes in East Sussex […]

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Britain’s Worst Avalanche…

Hard to believe but in the south of England there was a terrible disaster – in fact, the worst avalanche in British history and it happened on the site where a pub stands as a reminder of this tragedy. The Bald Explorer heads off to explore this tragic disaster in the Victorian era. He is […]

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