Fairlight Cove and the Epiphany of Teilhard de Chardin

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LOCATION: Fairlight, East Sussex WORDS: Gareth E. Rees The village of Fairlight is built on a cliff that’s eroding at the rate of twenty-five metres a year. Its inhabitants rely on the protection of a sea barrier made from Norwegian

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

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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