Friday, April 23, 2021

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Screen Time

Disney PlusNomadland (2020).This is the only streaming platform in UK and then there will be a cinema release once cinemas reopen in May. The...

Pig Snout and Slack-ma-Girdle

Over the last hundred or so years Dorset has not been considered one of the cider counties like Devon, Somerset and Hereford, but there...

King Billy

I have recently realised the coincidences of the two invasions of our south-west coast. No doubt real historians will be aware of it, but...

April in the Garden

Spring is well underway this month. The cumulative effect of the lengthening days, with the sun’s energy warming up northern latitudes, means that a...

Vegetables in April

For us, April is the real start to planting up the garden. We have already planted a few beds of early crops in March—turnips,...

The Lit Fix

Over the last few weeks I’ve been immersed in some family archives for a potential new book idea. Whenever that gets boring (family history...

Young Lit Fix

Picture Book Review Nature Trail: By Benjamin Zephaniah and Illustrated by Nila Aye Published by Orchard Books, an Imprint of Hachette Children’s Group, RRP £12.99, Ages...

The best from West Dorset, South Somerset and East Devon

The Marshwood Vale magazine is the most popular free community magazine throughout West Dorset, South Somerset and East Devon. It is read by more than 50,000 people per month. Locally owned and operated, it represents all that is unique about the wider local community.

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