Recommended Reports – some selected highlights

Explore #39: Kings Reach Tower, London – March 2014

My first “roof-topping” experience was an amazing way to kick off a sleep-deprived mini tour of a few sites down South (of Norfolk that is). It all started with me pootling down the A11, already a bit knackered from a heavy night the night before… until I wondered who that idiot was blocking me in in the right-hand lane. Turns out it was UrbanX, laughing his arse off at the idiot on his inside lane who had abjectly failed to…

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Explore #36: The Bunker, somewhere in the UK, some time ago…

This was a pretty special explore – a huge cold-war era, 3-level air defence radar bunker. The location is top-secret, so don’t even think about asking, cos I won’t be telling! In order to protect the site as much as possible I’m not including any history either, so will just crack on with the photos – all shots were taken using the “light painting”by torchlight technique. You can read more about that here. Looking back it’s quite surreal to think…

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Explore #26: Chaise Abbey, somewhere in the UK – January 2014

The first explore of a new year, and what an absolute cracker to start with! This stunning country house was built in the 1800s, but has been unoccupied since the 1960s, and has fallen into serious disrepair. It is clear that the current owners are trying to restore the property, but it is a daunting task which needs a huge amount of work doing if the battle is going to be won – which I sincerely hope it will. I…

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