Following the River Ouse Around Shortbridge, near Uckfield

Following the River Ouse Around Shortbridge, near Uckfield

I am out for another walk on the Sussex Footpaths looking at the heritage, landscape and nature of this fabulous country. This time I am exploring the area west of Uckfield, close to Piltdown. It’s wet and muddy and some paths restricted, but the scenery is glorious and the countryside breathtaking. I start at a […]

The Busy Vicar of Coldwaltham, near Pulborough, in West Sussex

The Busy Vicar of Coldwaltham, near Pulborough, in West Sussex

These days vicars are busy people; rushing about from church to church, serving the community and spreading the word of God. I wanted to know if it was always like that, or if the pace of life for the rural vicar was far slower in the ‘olden days’. I met up with Father Peter at […]

Autumn Walk Around Lakewood near Uckfield, East Sussex.

Autumn Walk Around LakeWood near Uckfield, East Sussex.

On a recommendation, the lovely Julia and I visit Lakewood, a Woodland Trust nature reserve near Uckfield in East Sussex. Once part of the Rocks Estate, the mix of natural and man-made features at Lake Wood create dramatic and beautiful views. We wander around and take in the autumn colours, explore the carved rock tunnels […]

Turkish Coffee and American Vintage Percolator Coffee

Turkey Coffee and American Vintage Percolator Coffee

Over the years people have sent me various presents. Today I am looking at my coffee collection; the different ways to make a delicious cup of coffee. I love my instant coffee, my cafetière, the Turkish Briki coffee pot and my American 1950s Pyrex glass coffee percolator. PLEASE SUPPORT THE BALD EXPLORER My videos are […]