Posts by The Red Bladder

Rare food to return to Bridport for one day only

The good folk of Bridport will be offered the chance to enjoy, for one day only, a delicacy that most of them will not have seen or tasted in decades. It is one that the vast majority of them would give their eye teeth to enjoy again, I know I would, if I still had any.

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Dutch theme park proposed as Dorset tourist attraction

Put an artificial skating rink in the Square, glue a few rooks up in trees and invest in a couple of tons of artificial snow and tourists will flock to Bruegeland in Dorset

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Excitement at prospect of new Bridport Mayor

AS THE LEAVES of our calendars turn remorselessly onwards, the evenings lengthen, and the sound of Cliff Richard singing some nausea-inducing seasonal ditty drives us all out of shops around Bridport, excitement at the prospect of a new Mayor grips us all.

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Desolate in South Street, Bridport

Once – I am not a greedy man – just once I would love to see a single person actually working on the gas pipe holes at the bottom end of South Street in Bridport.

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It’s all the fault of Palmers Brewery (allegedly)

The connections between the demise of Bridport Bitter and the weather, IPA and the Middle East.

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Chesil Beach? Turn left at The Angel, Islington

“The mighty roar of London’s traffic” is to be drowned out by the crashing of Dorset surf on Chesil Beach.

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Bridport: Mini-supermarket plan for De Vinchies

The Red Bladder has learned of plans for another SPAR shop serving Bridport and West Bay

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How to save Broadwindsor’s pub and shop

IT WOULD appear that the bustling community of Boadwindsor is having problems. Both the shop and the pub in the village [The White Lion] look set…

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Bridport: Idle Thoughts of An Idle Man

There was a popular ditty a few years ago entitled Why does it always rain on me? Well, I’ve worked out the answer. Because you live in Broadwindsor, son.

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