Alan Heeks

Robin Mills went to Bridport to meet Alan Heeks. This is his story. “I was actually born in Bournemouth, which was Hampshire in those days, but my mother’s side of the family was very West Dorset. Grandfather was called Robert Read more »

John Miles

 Robin Mills went to Bridport to meet photographer John Miles. This is his story. “My first memories, being born in 1939, are of war damaged Croydon, near where we lived. The aerodrome was heavily bombed by the Luftwaffe, and after Read more »

Peter Thomas

Robin Mills went to Rampisham, in West Dorset, to meet Peter Thomas, wood-turner and stick-maker. This is Peter’s story. ‘I’m a Wiltshire moonraker: born between Calne and Marlborough on the Wiltshire downs, and I grew up in a small village Read more »

Jyoti Fernandes

Robin Mills went to Fivepenny Farm at Wootton Fitzpaine, in the heart of the Marshwood Vale, to meet Jyoti Fernandes. This is her story. ‘My life started in Iowa, in the Mid-West of the USA. My mother was Italian-American: her Read more »