Behind the Scenes for 28th October to 3rd November 2018

A peek behind the scenes of the Bald Explorer and what his week looked like.

Take a glimpse behind the scenes as I produce my videos during the week. Each day from Sunday to Saturday I record a couple of minutes of nonsense highlighting the day’s activities. It is then edited into one seamless presentation for you to enjoy! This week I have doing home improvements, broadcasting the live show …

A Ride on the Spa Valley Railway in Kent

spa valley railway

Today young George Timperley and I are taking a journey on the Spa Valley Railway. He knows a thing or two about heritage trains. The Spa Valley Railway is a standard gauge heritage railway that runs from Tunbridge Wells West railway station in Tunbridge Wells to High Rocks, Groombridge, and Eridge, where it links with …

A Rural Walk Around Biddenden in Kent

A Rural Walk Around Biddenden in Kent

Today I am following a guidebook walk around the outskirts of village of Biddenden in Kent. I have chosen one of the five walks presented in a booklet that sends walkers around the parish and across beautiful rural countryside. The walk lasts approximately an hour for an average walker and passes the squash court, crosses …

The Wealden Walks Explored in Laughton East Sussex

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The lovely Cynthia Julian and I are in Laughton, East Sussex. Having made a video with Eric Wilkins about his war time memories of the village, we decided to take short stroll along the Wealden Walk at the west end of All Saint’s church. Wealden District Council, with the help of each of the 42 …

Eric’s Memories of War Time Laughton in East Sussex

Eric's Memories of War Time Laughton in East Sussex

Today I am interviewing Eric Wilkins who grew up in the village of Laughton in East Sussex. I am keen to learn his war time memories. He tells me about the flying bombs that flew over Sussex. Also about his father who was a wheelwright. Laughton is a village and civil parish in the Wealden …

Halnaker Windmill and Tunnel Revisited

Halnaker Windmill and Tunnel Revisited

I am taking a return visit to the wonderful Halnaker Windmill near Chichester in West Sussex to have a look at it since the restoration project last year. The work isn’t fully finished but pretty close. hanging titles have been placed around the outer wall. I am not sure if it really had them before …