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 […]

Lewes Priory

Lewes Priory – the Priory of St Pancras and I am in search of monk’s toilets. That is mostly what is left of the fabulous ruins that was once a majestic monastery. William de Warenne and his wife Gundrada founded the priory between 1078 and 1082 on the site of a Saxon church dedicated, like […]

Lewes Boot Scrapers

Have you ever spotted those weird little metal things sunken into the walls of Georgian houses and wondered what they are? They look like miniature fire-places, don’t they? In the days before the motor car and when travel was really only possible either on your own two feet or by those of a horse, the […]