I am on my way to Bidborough, a small village in Kent near Tonbridge. It is situated on a high ridge overlooking both the Kent and Sussex weald. I am joined today my Nigel Sadler, local heritage explorer, and we start our walk to Bidborough a mile and a half south at a tiny hamlet […]
Here is another yarn from the master storyteller, Phillip Mercer, and his Tales of Olde Sussex. This account is based around Heathfield in East Sussex in 1782. Maro Lombardi is an Italian artist who specialises in portraiture. There is something magical about his vibrant paints, yet there is also something tragic too. ——————————————————————- PLEASE SUPPORT […]
This is the third in a series of videos on the history of Duncton, a small rural village near Petworth in West Sussex. In today’s episode I am at the Holy Trinity Church with Ruth Aitchison and John Robyns. Ruth is the Churchwarden and tells me a little about the church and one of the […]
Time now for my Top Ten favourite places in Chichester, the county town of West Sussex and famed Roman City. These are only my choices and you might have some to add. Do let me know ! PLEASE SUPPORT THE BALD EXPLORER My videos are funded by people like you. If you enjoy them, please […]
Once a month members from the Bald Explorer Group on Facebook get together for a meet up and stroll across the English countryside. The most recent (30th March) took us all to the Ashdown Forest, made famous by the children’s books by A A Milne about Winnie the Pooh! The group was determined to find […]
Another week goes by. Catch up with the behind the scenes of the Bald Explorer. This week Julia and I have been in Chichester looking at landmarks, walking in Houghton Wood near Bury Hill, searching for a hidden water tower and out in Ashdown Forest with the Bald Explorer Group.