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 […]

Is Paid for Subscription dead?

Be prepared, this article contains nostalgia!  In the old days, I subscribed to many things, The Beano, Movie Maker magazine, fan clubs and so on. It was a thrilled each month to receive something through the post, almost unexpected and addressed exclusively to me. When the Internet arrived, you could do the same online and […]

At the beginning of 2011, I started to formulate ideas for a documentary series in which I explore the history, places and legends of the British nation. By the Autumn of 2012, I had a number of full length episodes produced and had been approached by the Community Channel to have them broadcast. The series […]