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...

Rhubarbylicious – Jam Recipe

  Full recipes from edition 6 The Jammy Bodger Gets Tangy By Mel Sellings Illustration by Helen Young    Love it or hate it, call it fruit or veg, everyone has an opinion about it. I'm talking rhubarb, sometimes called ‘pie plant’. When I first...

A Traction Attraction

Wareham & Purbeck YFC & Vintage Ploughing Match, 5 Oct 2013 Full article from edition 6 including previously unpublished photographs of tractors and their owners. By Geoffrey Stubbs Images by Mike Gale                               Each October as autumn begins to rust the leaves and the...

Olive Tree Cookery School Recipe

Pigeon and Pickled Wild Mushroom Bruschetta with Blackberry Dressing Serves 4 Full recipe from edition 7 Introduced by Sara Sinagulia, recipe by Giuseppe! Photographed by Starlight Photography at the Olive Tree Cookery School   Click on any image to get a better view & look...

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

Fishing the Purbeck waters is an ancient occupation. Here, we talk to Nick Ford of Kimmeridge about what it takes to bring in the catch. Full Article from edition 4, 2012, photography by Graham Horne, words by Geoff Stubbs.

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...