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Tales of Old Sussex Folk and Ways
Index - click on the title of your choice above
A Sussex Pedlar: Old Bart was a familiar figure in the Sussex villages
The Ballad of Sir Bevis of Arndel: Don't miss this ode featuring dragons and 40 feet giants - and of course this is 100% true because Sussex men tell you no lies, sir!
Old Time Fairs: Describes the town fairs as far back as 1779
A Talk in a Train: The writer, a farmer and a "pleasant-looking" man meet in a train
Myths & Fairy Tales: An wonderful example of how they grow
A Strange Experience: A ghostly story up on the Downs
The Lavender Lady: Another ghost story - can you smell the lavender?
Southdown Motor Services: Will be interesting to those of you into transport history.
The Oogly Fish: A short nonsense poem
Sussex Smugglers: You thought you were the first Sussex smuggler when you brought that bottle of wine back from Costa Blanca didn't you? Well, think again!
The Warmin' Pan: What would a couple that have been married for 66 years have a row about - and why would he pretend he's asleep?
Young Jim. He is regarded as the worst boy since Albert Vidler ran away to sea.
Old Tom's Cigar: Written when most Sussex country folk only smoked a pipe.
John's Weskit: So beautiful, yet so sad.
Old Sussex Charms and Superstitions: When would you turn a penny in your pocket - and why?
The Barrows of the South Downs: What are these strange mounds we see on the Downs?
The Fairy Wood: Once again you will see the Little People
A Sussex Goodnight: Two old codgers say goodnight the Sussex way.
When the Devil Drives: A "Tales of the Unexpected" type story.
The Cauliflower: It was huge, but things don't aways turn out how you would hope.
The Magic Mushrooms: What was Old Sam's secret?
The Roman Ring: A conversation - two thousands years apart!
The Babes: What did the mysterious couple throw in the river in the middle of the night?