Posts by Michel Hooper-Immins

Julian Fellowes elected President of Society of Dorset Men

Julian Fellowes takes on role once held by Thomas Hardy. “I feel now truly that I am indeed a Dorset man.”

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Reviewed: The Anchor Inn, Seatown, Dorset

Michel Hooper-Immins enjoys a superb lunch at the Anchor Inn on Dorset’s Jurassic Coast

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Reviewed: The Spyway Inn at Askerswell

Michel Hooper-Immins enjoys haddock topped by Welsh rarebit and a nice pint of Otter at The Sypway in Askerswell.

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Reviewed: The Pilot Boat, Lyme Regis

Michel Hooper-Immins feels well restored after a good lunch of Lyme Bay fish and some well-kept real ale.

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CAMRA West Dorset pub guide published

YOU KNOW the scenario – you’ve arrived in a place you don’t know well and you need to find a fine pint of real ale –…

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Reviewed: The Poet Laureate in Poundbury

It’s good when it comes, but Michel Hooper-Immins has to wait for his beef and his beer.

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Reviewed: The Royal Oak at Cerne Abbas

Deliberating from the orgy of puddings is difficult, but I opt for bread and butter pudding

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Sir Anthony Jolliffe to retire as President of Society of Dorset Men

SIR ANTHONY JOLLIFFE GBE DL DSc has announced that he will retire, after 28 years as President of the Society of Dorset Men, at the annual meeting…

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