The Ape Dreams of Charles Dawson & Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

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LOCATION: East Sussex WORDS: Gareth E Rees Charles Dawson was the Uckfield solicitor who discovered Piltdown Man in East Sussex in 1912 – a broken skull buried in million-year-old gravel deposits alongside a carved elephant femur and other fragments.  Proclaimed

A Sacred Fake: the Mystery of the Minnis Rock


LOCATION: Hastings, East Sussex WORDS: Gareth E. Rees East Hill, a promontory of the South Downs: rolling green contours on a plateaux of sandstone high above Hastings. A funicular railway lift rattles up its seaward face. To its east, cliffs

Found Things: The Biographies of Objects

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LOCATION: East Midlands WORDS: Jo Dacombe Many of us collect things, picking up objects on a walk and taking them home. Why do we have a compulsion to do this? For a while I’ve had a fascination with walking: why we