Edward Fox: Listens to the Wind

Full article from from edition 6 Edward Fox: Listen to the Wind Wareham is a lovely river-bound town, not grown too much beyond its Saxon Walls, retaining an old world charm. It’s a township of bay-windowed shop fronts and thatched-roofed pubs,...

A Taste for Adventure: A Phoenician Odyssey

Full article from edition 5 Circumnavigating Africa - could the Phoenicians have outstripped the Portuguese by a millennium? Philip Beale was determined to find out... by Janet Gleeson Images: Philip Beale odyssey Imagine yourself hundreds of miles off the coast of Somalia, skippering...

The Kimmeridge Project

In a locked room bedecked with both blunt and sharp objects, two figures hunch over a lifeless form lying on an odd-looking table. They’re wearing soiled aprons, masks and large glasses. One clasps a nightmarish contraption resembling an over-sized...

Last Word – our back pages

The following articles appeared on the last pages of PURBECK! Journal and form the editor's axe and grindstone - he gets a little emotional... From edition 3. Besom. 800x600 Normal 0 false false false EN-GB X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Table Normal"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-priority:99; mso-style-parent:""; mso-padding-alt:0cm 5.4pt 0cm 5.4pt; mso-para-margin:0cm; mso-para-margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:10.0pt; font-family:"Times New Roman","serif";} Compassion –...

Creedence to a Clear Vynyl Revival – we’re back in the groove

Rejoice ye old-time record lovers: Nirvana is at hand. So are The Beatles, Seasick Steve, Deep Purple, David Bowie, Iggy and the Stooges, Eric Burdon, Eels, Uncle Acid, Cathedral, Frank Turner, Fain, Phosphorescent, Iron and Wine, The Computers and...

Sylvan Champions

Full article from edition 2 This area is home to the UK’s largest known black poplar and white willow trees.  The management of these trees is still in its infancy, but we need to be identifying the veteran trees of...