Richard Suggett and I are in Crossbush, West Sussex. We’ve tipped off there have been fairy sightings here and we’d like to spot one for ourselves. An unknown sailor is said to have returned from the Battle of Waterloo. Shell shocked and mentally disturbed he claims to see fairies all around him. Are the two […]
In a previous video I was fortunate enough to explore the beautiful village of Tillington, in West Sussex, with a local resident. Today my fortunes have doubled because another local man, Gerald Gresham Cooke, is going to show me around the delightful All Hallows church and take me right to the top of the iconic […]
Another chance to see life behind the scenes of the Bald Explorer. This time from the week of 3rd – 9th February 2019. I have been filming with the lovely Julia under a viaduct, with wonderful Cynthia Julian in her amazing house and with the exciting Richard Suggett in a coppiced woodland.
‘They whipped him to within an inch of his life,’ is how the story opens in Tales of Olde Sussex by Phillip Mercer. In this fireside yarn, I recount the terrible dead that befell a small scale farmer living near Balcombe in the Ouse Valley, in West Sussex around 1730. It is the story of […]
Today I am looking at the delightful village of Tillington in West Sussex. I have two videos of this lovely place. In this one Mike Wheller is my guide. He used to be the publican at The Horse Guards, back in the day when ‘it was a real pub’, as he says. It is still […]
Do Griffins exist? Is it possible that one was brought back from Egypt and kept near Wiston in West Sussex only to escape sometime later into near by woodland? These are the question posed the author of a pre-Victorian book about legends of Sussex, and I am also asking the questions as I stalk in […]