Do Griffins exist? Is it possible that one was brought back from Egypt and kept near Wiston in West Sussex only to escape sometime later into near by woodland? These are the question posed the author of a pre-Victorian book about legends of Sussex, and I am also asking the questions as I stalk in […]
Julia Hartley and I are scouting the landscape around the famous viaduct in the Ouse Valley at Balcombe in West Sussex. A story has emerged of a terrible deed that transpired back in the 1730s and before I recount that tale in another video, I wish to explore the countryside. Apart from the famous edifice […]
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. […]
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 […]
Today’s Gallery Show comes from Shoreham Fort. The fort is a defensive structure at the entrance to Shoreham harbour, at the mouth of the River Adur in West Sussex, England. It was planned in the 1850s during a period of political alarm about a possible French invasion. Check out Shoreham Fort here: https://www.shorehamfort.co.uk/ The Bald […]