Star Spores – Rare Fungi

Star Spores Full article from edition 6 Words and Images by Mark Pike   Mark Pike is an enthusiastic member of the Dorset Fungus Group   Rarities exist in most ecosystems and the kingdom of fungi is no exception. Dorset is a very diverse county,...

You Must be Jerkin! Authentic Jamaican Jerk Chicken Recipe

The Scott Arms had an injection of Caribbean sunshine when Cynthia Coppack arrived three years ago, bringing her particular vibe and style to this beautiful corner of Purbeck.  Little did Cynthia think when leaving Kingston, Jamaica, that she would...

Fish Source – Kimmeridge

Full Article from edition 4, 2012 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";} Back in the heydays of 1801, there were 115 souls living in the vales of Kimmeridge. Today, that number has dwindled to 110. Among...

Getting Your Goat?

Full article from edition 4 It’s odd how some eating habits are well-established in certain regions yet disdained in others. Escargots and cuisse de grenouille, for example. Many Brits wince at the thought of slipping a snail down their throat...

Ploughing A Straight Furrow

These photographs record the 2011 Wareham & Purbeck YFC and The Purbeck Vintage Ploughing Committee’s 35th Annual Ploughing Match at Warren Farm, Bere Regis, which took place on 28th September 2011. In this photo essay, photographer Michael Gale captures some...