Ringer Ollie and St Margaret’s in West Hoathly

Ringer Ollie and St Margaret's in West Hoathly

Today I am exploring the lovely parish church of St Margarets in West Hoathly, a beautiful, tucked out-of-the-way village in East Sussex. Young bell ringing enthusiast, Ollie, tells me all about the lovely church and more about his fascinating hobby. Built in the early Norman period, St Margarets has had various changes over the centuries, […]

Everything You Wanted to Know About Lichen

Everything You Wanted to Know About Lichen

Today I meet up with Mike Dixon, a Lichen enthusiast. Together we spend a pleasant morning searching the churchyard of St Lawrence church in Falmer, East Sussex for the wonderful organism that grows on tombstones, as well as trees, wood and brick. A lichen is a composite organism that arises from algae or cyanobacteria living […]