Tag Archives: Dorset

It’s your move, or more likely mine. Week 15

Easter, a time for new beginnings when new life rises from the ashes. Continue reading

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An autumn walk on the wild side with spiders, squirrels & crocs

A walk on the wild side with the spiders, squirrels and crocs Continue reading

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The English Civil War, the American War of Independence and a complete stranger

How a feature article on a grade 1 listed Dorset house led to a meeting with a complete stranger from New Mexico Continue reading

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Bowjangles on the Box: if you get a chance to see them, do go, you won’t be disappointed

There is something especially unique about a live performance and none more so than Bowjangles on the Box. There is never dull moment! Continue reading

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Nettle tea, nettle soup…how about just plain old nettle eating? I visited the Bottle Inn to watch this spectacle

The World Nettle Eating Championships; can there be a more peculiar spectator sport in the UK? Continue reading

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Sunday breakfast…a time for relaxing, reading the papers & making churros from the Menu Dorset magazine recipe

I am no Delia when it comes to cooking so a recipe that is simple and straight forward is always appealing. Continue reading

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The Shanty Theatre Company presents The Story Giant at the Marine Theatre Lyme Regis

I last saw the Shanty Theatre Company perform The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, so I was hopeful The Story Giant would be a worthwhile performance. And in my continuing per pro pursuit to promote the art of live performance to my sons, … Continue reading

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Pick your own…well if you insist but it seems a little impolite. A poem

‘Pick Your Own’…I’ve often wondered about that line When I see the announcement on a roadside sign. It seems somehow rude, like ‘shut-up’ or ‘bum’ But then my sons often say “you’re too sensitive mum”. But it does seem quite … Continue reading

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The NHS and my experience of the Dorset County Hospital in Dorchester

My experience of the NHS has been, shall I say sporadic with sudden major one off events happening at irregular intervals and on the whole I would say it has been a positive experience. But today I am happy to say … Continue reading

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Beer…not the brew best served cold but the quiet cove on the Jurassic Coast

Beer. Not the brown liquid libation but the picturesque coastal village that nestles comfortably in the 95 mile stretch of the amazing Jurassic Coast. As with all the beaches along this prehistoric sweep of English coastline, it has so much … Continue reading

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