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Lily Beetle: the unwelcome guest | Nature Notes from Dorset

We British love our gardens, we have brought plants from all corners of the globe to adorn them. Our garden is a home for any plant we select and allow to live there. 140 more words


Guise-Cutler-Windham Correspondence from the British Library!

So here is the sum total of correspondence between the Guise-Cutler branch with William Windham (1750-1810). These letters come from the William Windham papers at the British Library. 1,971 more words

Family History

Badgers - species not game pieces

I go back to school next week, well my first day at sixth form. Young people and children all over the country will be going back either this week or next. 837 more words

UK "Real" Estate: The Isle of Portland and Nanny Diamond Faires

The Isle of Portland is a limestone tied island, 6 kilometres (4 mi) long by 2.4 kilometres (1.5 mi) wide, in the English Channel. Portland is 8 kilometres (5 mi) south of the resort of Weymouth, forming the southernmost point of the county of Dorset, England. 533 more words

British History

Sweet Greens Café

Sweet Greens in Charminster

Sat right on the crossing of Alma and Charminster Road is a small organic vegetarian and raw food specialist café called Sweet Greens. 189 more words


George Hotel, West Bay, Dorset

In August 2015 we went for lunch at the George Hotel, West Bay to celebrate my father-in-law Tim’s 100th birthday. The pub is a short, level walk from his care home, very useful when negotiating a route with a wheelchair. 221 more words