This is a behind the scenes vlog of my recent video about the Thakeham Ghost. I give insight to how I film, the location of my story and problems one occasionally encounters. In the story a ghostly lady haunts a country crossroads and warns a farmer to return home because his house is on fire. […]
In 1834 Phillip Mercer, curate, published a book. ‘Tales of Olde Sussex’; a collection of stories given to him by his parishioners. How true they are is anybodies guess. I am on the trail of Sarah Penny, the lady of the lamp that supposedly haunted the lanes near Thakeham in West Sussex. When Thomas Mills, […]
Take a look at what goes on behind the scenes in the life of the the Bald Explorer as he endeavors to produce his daily videos on Youtube and Facebook. This week I am giving two talks, one in Surrey at Sandown Race Course and the other in Worthing for the Friends of the Southdowns. […]
Cold weather has kept me in today. I am sitting by the Esse Ironheart looking at the stories in my 1834 book by Phillip Mercer, Tales of Olde Sussex. It has inspired me to make more storytelling videos in and around Sussex.
I am on the trail of dragons, rabbits and hammer ponds in today’s presentation. I am taking a walk through St Leonard’s Forest, or the small part that remains, near Horsham in West Sussex. Wild horses roamed here once and is thought that maybe that is how the nearby commuter town got its name. Why […]
While waiting for the vicar of Berwick Church for a different video, Cynthia Julian and I thought we’d manage a second video walk and took to a footpath on the East Sussex Southdowns. It was a mistake and we ended on nowhere in particular. Well, at least we tried!