Julian Porter is the Curator of Bexhill Museum, and acts as private secretary for Lady Annie Brassey. Annie Brassey is dead, or at least Annie has been at the bottom of the Indian Ocean for the last 130 years. Whilst planning her return, to visit destruction on all those who have not read her books, Annie can sometimes be found at Bexhill Museum, usually occupying rather too much of the Curator’s fevered mind. Follow Annie on Twitter here.

Arthur Spray, known as 'The Mysterious Cobbler of Bexhill', wrote an autobiography in 1935 which detailed his famed powers in