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Dorset Seafood Festival

Basking in blue skies and sunshine, Weymouth had a particularly fishy feel to it at the weekend during the Dorset Seafood Festival. The two-day event brought thousands of people into the town and along the quay to see the best Read more »

Good Life Wife 11/12

‘It’s going to be like trying to get a condom on a whale!’ Foodie is cheerily surveying the metallic ribcage of a ten metre long polytunnel frame. It has been reassembled after he bundled off his unsuspecting mum to help Read more »

Jamon

The British, regrettably, have an awkward relationship with Spanish charcuterie. We demonstrate a gulf of misunderstanding that matches that of our most notorious Torquay hotelier to his eager Spanish waiter, a relationship that played out on our screens at the Read more »

Romy Fraser

T.S. Elliot maintained that ‘April is the cruellest month.’ This year it was plain crazy, setting the record as the wettest April for 125 years while we were also officially in drought. When the deluge finally abated and the arks Read more »

Good Life Wife 07/12

The local pre-school is a treasured place where Groovy Youngest goes to play and learn—and give me a break from the Vale’s chattiest four-year-old philosophising naturalist. “Mummy this is what a flower looks like when it closes up ALL its Read more »