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Five go mad in Dorset

Five go mad in Dorset. Not quite Enid Blyton and the Famous Five.

Also a slight exaggeration in our case. The reality is perhaps much closer to two go mildly to Dorset in search of sun, sea and vintage bric-a-brac. 330 more words

Corfe Castle

Dating back over a thousand years in places, the remains of Corfe Castle are an evocative sight in the Dorset countryside, close to Swanage.

The castle would have been hugely impressive and imposing in it’s heyday, but enough remains to give a pretty good idea of it’s size and scale. 86 more words



Orchid comes from the Greek “orkhis,” which means testicle and associated with male virility and sexuality. One type of Orchid is the Paphiopedilum. The name is derived from the word “P…

Source: #WorldofSymbolism . . . Orchid


Travel: England - Corfe Castle

During our holiday in England, we spent one day at the Dorset coast. I already wrote two travelpost about that day (one about Swanage and one about the… 375 more words



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I never did understand this sign! When I was at school we were taught that east and west were in opposite directions but somehow at Corfe they are the same :) ! 76 more words