Shopping Spree – Harts Haul

I was in a dangerous situation earlier in the week. I had to go to Harts of Stur to buy something very practical and slightly boring - a tea strainer I think it was. If you're a local you'll totally understand why I consider this a mission with much jeopardy. However, if you have not... Continue Reading →


Food, Flowers And A Bit Of Fashion

The temptation of food, flowers and a bit of fashion, for me, is too much to ignore! About a week ago, I heard that Cranborne Garden Centre were going to launch the first of their Farmers' Markets on a Saturday (yesterday) and the thought of being able to wander around the roses and plants while sampling cheese, chutneys... Continue Reading →

Dorset's Delicious Bits | Culpepper's Dish

This delicious little Dorset morsel was recommended to me a few weeks ago by a friend. Even the name 'Culpepper's Dish' sounds intriguing, doesn't it? The dish is located just outside the village of Briantspuddle, which is easily found off the dual carriage way leading into Dorchester. Those of you who (like me) enjoy information... Continue Reading →

Dorset's Delicious Bits | Fiddleford Manor

... a section of the original manor house ... Our discovery of Fiddleford Manor was a complete, unexpected pleasure! How did I never know of its existence? I have probably driven past its little, lane entrance about a squillion times and never investigated further. What I loved most, at first sight, was the massive, free car park.... Continue Reading →

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