Today I visit the Chili Fiesta at West Dean in West Sussex. The agricultural college grounds are given over to the hot and spicy festival of the chili plant. Richard Suggett from the Veg Grower Podcast joins me to explore the fiesta and do a bit of tasting with me. Find out more about the […]
Some time ago, I met up with Charles Walker, a paranormal investigator, to find out what exactly has been going on in the strange and mysterious woods out at Clapham, a small village to the north east of Worthing in West Sussex. There have been many stories of devil worship and strange meetings in these […]
Cowdray House in Midhurst, West Sussex, was a Tudor nobleman’s grand mansion, built around 1520 and 1542. Henry VIII and Elizabeth I visited and stayed there, no doubt hunting in the local hazel wood forest. The house was a near copy of Hampton Court, although not quite as big. No one was permitted to have […]
It’s 1905, I am in Merstham in Surrey, and there has been a murder. A woman had been pushed from a speeding train when charging through a tunnel on the London to Brighton line. Richard Vobes went to investigate the murder. Richard Vobes is the Bald Explorer currently on the Community Channel on UK TV.
It’s 1912 and there has been a murder. It looked like a tragedy. The culprit had shot himself at the scene – all was not as it appeared. It all took place in Eastbourne in East Sussex. Richard Vobes, the Bald Explorer, is investigating a murder and with the help of author Johnny Johnson we […]
In 1934, in Brighton, in the lost luggage department, there was discovered a trunk with a torso of a woman in it. The murder went on to be known as the Brighton Trunk Murder. However, there was confusion, because at exactly the same time, another murder was committed by a man called Tony Mancini. He […]