Chris Bedford, AKA Dumpman, and I are off again exploring disused railways. Today we explore Bexhill West Station in East Sussex. We’re checking out the architecture and seek out remaining clues of the building’s previous life as a terminus station for the Sussex seaside holiday resort. Bexhill West is a closed station in Bexhill-on-Sea in […]
Julia, Claire Leach and I are off to Arlington Reservoir to walk the perimeter and enjoy the water spectacle. Arlington Reservoir is a 245.6 acre biological Site of Special Scientific Interest in Arlington, East Sussex. The site was notified in 1985 under the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981. It is also a Local Nature Reserve. […]
A walk along the river Arun towards Arundel from Warningcamp in West Sussex. I am thinking about the New Year (2018) and the walks and explorations in the spring when it comes.
This morning I am taking a stroll along Littlehampton Harbour. Littlehampton is a seaside resort and pleasure harbour, and the most populous civil parish in the Arun District of West Sussex, England. It lies on the English Channel on the eastern bank of the mouth of the River Arun. I walk from the end of […]
Today I am in Horsham in West Sussex, exploring the Carfax, a old term for where four roads meet. I used to live in Horsham and worked in the Carfax when I left school. The Causeway is a beautiful street to the south of the Carfax and it leads past St Mary’s Church to the […]
I have a connection with John George Haigh, the Acid Bath Murderer, who in 1949 murdered Olive Durrand-Deacon. He was held in a Horsham police station before a hearing in the town hall. Haigh murdered six people that was confirmed but he claimed more, dissolving the bodies in sulphuric acid in a large oil drum.