Lucy Tidbury’s perfect pet portraits

Lucy Tidbury paints stunningly true to life portraits that capture not only the image of the animal but the essence of their characters, too. Full article from edition 8, Spring-Summer 2015 By Geoffrey Stubbs Images scanned by Sansoms Meet Jed. Jed is a...

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 –...

Time Weavers – Withy Lobster Pots

Full article from edition 5 By Geoffrey Stubbs Images by Starlight Photography & G Stubbs   Triangulated above the ancient mine-pocked cliffs of Winspit and Seacombe stands an old chicken shed. It looks a little flimsy for this side of the ridge, being...

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...

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...

Steampunk! A Users Guide

The full article from edition 7 Perhaps only its adherents truly understand yet the rest of us have an intrinsic appreciation of Steampunk, which is why a dozen or more acolytes-of-the-splendid are added to this burgeoning movement every day, drawn...