Not Forgetting West Bay.

Sometimes – for months at a time – it’s easy to forget all about West Bay. But there’s something about a harbour on a bright summer’s morning. The air fresh and crystal clear, the water sparkling and the boats bobbing. West Bay isn’t the most picturesque, it isn’t very big, (no fancy mariner here), just…

Shepherd‰Ûªs Hut Delight

This afternoon saw a little trip out towards Stalbridge to purchase a couple of bantams from Dorset Cottage Arks. And just look what they have sitting in the yard‰Û_‰Û_ A beautifully restored shepherd‰Ûªs hut.   Being allowed to look inside, the interior didn‰Ûªt disappoint. In fact it‰Ûªs beautifully appointed all round.   What an unexpected…

Stanton St Gabriel – A Lost Village

What could be more romantic than a lost village? Stanton St Gabriel comes complete with a picturesque setting, a legend, a ruin and smugglers. It sits below Golden Cap, a mile or so west of Chideock, nestling in a small valley leading down to the sea. In many ways the setting is similar to Eype,…