Exploring St Agatha’s Church in Coates near Fittleworth

Exploring St Agatha's Church in Coates near Fittleworth

Today I am at the foot of the Southdowns close to Fittleworth in West Sussex exploring the rural church at Coates with the strange dedication. My guide is Reverend Canon John Green. This cute little two room church, although simple, is still very much in use. The dedication is unusual for St Agatha was a …

Paul Couchman’s Regency Christmas Pudding Recipe

Paul Couchman's Regency Christmas Pudding Recipe

Today I have visited Paul Couchman at the Regency Town House in Hove to find out how he makes his historic Christmas Puddings. Filmed in the basement of the great house in Brunswick Square, Paul reveals the method used by food writer Eliza Acton from the Regency period. Find out more about Paul and his …

Behind the Scenes for 28th Nov-1st Dec 2018

Behind the Scenes

A turbulent behind the scenes this week focused mainly on the installation of the Esse Ironheart. It arrived with issues and over the week Richard Suggett and I have tried to resolve them. Julia and I have been to see Paul Couchman and filmed another Regency Recipe, this time a Christmas theme and we are …

The Pill Box on Netley Woods, near Shere, Surrey

Netley Woods

This not so serious walk finds Marq English and I taking a walk up an ancient hollowway up to Netley Woods in Surrey, near the lovely village of Shere. Up there we find the first of a series of Pill Boxes built as part of the British defense against Hitler’s potential invading army during the …

Exploring St James Church in Shere, Surrey

St James Church in Shere

Continuing my exploration of the beautiful village of Shere in Surrey, I turn my attention to the parish church of St James. Once again my guide is Marq English, friend and fellow youtuber. The church of St James is in the Early English style, most being 12th, 13th and 14th century. It replaced an earlier …

A Tour of the Beautiful Village of Shere in Surrey.

A Tour of the Beautiful Village of Shere in Surrey.

Today I am taking a stroll through the quintessentially English village of Shere in Surrey, close to Dorking and Guildford and just south of the A25. My guide is the knowledgeable Marq English who used the village as a location for his film productions. Shere is a small still partly agricultural village chiefly set in …