IN 2011, we lost our village shop. Our pub has been closed for the last three months. There are only rumours coming from the-brewery-with-no-apostrophe about what…
To enter Poundbury is to enter the Pit of Despair.
IN THE village that time forgot, Lush Places becomes, for a few nights only, not a painting by Bruegel but more like a tryptich by Hieronymus…
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
My plan is to start a small cider orchard. It would be wonderful to find Thomas Hardy’s Bockhampton Sweet and even more wonderful if it happened to be growing locally in Dorset.
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.
WELL, the Lush Places parish plan questionnaires are being collected. An army of village elves is out and about, picking up our forms to find out…
Passengers are promised “a special intervention” by Ms Dean to entertain them on the way from Bridport to Powerstock Hut
I’m looking forward to this very much indeed. How much mischief will Proboscis make at Burton Bradstock?
The new Eggardon & Colmer’s View website includes a tremendous picture of Colmer’s Hill by Higher Eype photographer Andy White, one of the best images of this famous West Dorset landmark I’ve ever seen.