Posts from the ‘Fizzles’ category

Historian reveals how Dorset sailor died in Siberia

THE STORY of how a young West Dorset farm labourer came to be murdered in Siberia is uncovered in the November issue of the excellent parish…

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West Dorset: Let’s at least try to get superfast broadband!

HAVE YOU heard from “Race to Infinity”? Sounds a bit Toy Story but is it child’s play? If you think your broadband connection is slower than what…

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Whatever happened to stolen Bridport shed?

DOWN HERE in deepest Dorset a new type of crime has baffled police and criminologists – shed rustling.

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Sheep farmers of West Dorset, hang on

From the other side of the world may well come the future for West Dorset’s agricultural economy.

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The Tamara Drewe effect

WITH Tamara Drewe fever about to hit Bridport like a stray copy of Country Life thwacking against the windscreen of a builder’s van, the repercussions are already…

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Found on Chesil Beach wearing women’s underwear

In the latest issue of the London Review of Books, the essayist Stefan Collini reviews a new book by Jeremy Lewis, Shades of Greene: One Generation of…

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Bridport: Support Your Local Drunks

THIS week’s Bridport News gives extensive coverage to the jungle of advertising A-boards that seem to be breeding along East Street. So it should. These things…

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A Bridport alternative to the World Cup

NOVELIST Ioana Morpurgo is to lead a discussion of Romanian literature at Wild and Homeless Books in Bridport. Ms Morpurgo will focus on the ‘period of…

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The wonder of a West Dorset chilli

THE CHILLI plant that my husband bought from Joy Michaud at the Melplash Show was the best thing we have bought at a food show, ever.…

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West Dorset’s answer to Mount Rushmore

I THINK of the sunken lanes of West Dorset as bonsai cliffs, the country cousins of their far more famous coastal counterparts. Walk through these holloways…

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