Wilkswood Farm

Wilkswood Farm A Conservation Showcase In many respects, Paul Loudoun is a rare breed of farmer, becoming less so as the benefits of older methods of farming are better appreciated. Full article plus extra photos and words from edition 3. By Geoffrey...

Star Spores – Dorset Fungus Group

These bizarre, strange looking fungi were recorded back in 2008 by mushroom aficionada Mark Pike of the Dorset Fungi Group (DFG). Weird and wonderful! Words and images by Mark Pike. the Dorset Fungus Group. These are a few of the rarer...

Mushrooms – The Dorset Fungus Group

Previously unseen, this article continues our series on our fungal friends by Mark Pike, of The Dorset Fungus Group – the mighty DFG! Here, he describes some of the group’s interesting forays during 2015. Words and images by Mark Pike. Some...

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...

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...

Hustle in Your Hedgerow

Make a deliciously tart and fruity Hedgerow Jelly By Mel Sellings Folklore has it that you must pick blackberries “before the devil spits in them” at Michaelmas, around the 29th of September. This is a diabolical explanation for the fact that...

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...

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.

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