Dowding of Fighter Command Prepares to Defend Britian 1936-1940

Dowding of Fighter Command Prepares to Defend Britian 1936-1940

Eighty years ago one man was preparing to defend Britain from German invasion. It was pretty clear that an air battle would ensue and Air Chef Marshal Hugh Dowding took over Fighter Command at its formation in 1936 and brought it up to-date with state of the aircraft and communications systems. It is generally accepted […]

The Park – Exploring Brooklands in Worthing

The Park - Exploring Brooklands in Worthing

The lovely Julia and I are in Brooklands Park in Worthing, West Sussex exploring the changes that have recently been made. Here is what the local council have to say about the place: Brooklands Park has the potential to become a “regional destination” – that’s the view of those who have worked with Worthing Borough […]

Exploring Norfolk – Burgh St Mary’s Ruined Church

Exploring Norfolk - Burgh St Mary's Ruined Church

Another ruined church? Yes, it would seem that in Norfolk there are the ruins of 100 medieval churches scattered about the county. In this episode of my exploration of Norfolk accompanied by Kevin Hall, we make a beeline for 12th century remains of this small rural church. What still stands is made from flint and […]

Norfolk Explorations – The Ruined Church of All Saints, Bullockby.

Norfolk Explorations - The Ruined Church of All Saints, Bullockby.

Kevin Hall and I are exploring Norfolk and the Broads. We have taken a trip to near Bullockby to look at a ruined church, All Saints, that was struck by lightning in 1762 and has remained in a state of ruin. A chancel building was later added in which the font, pews and other church […]