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Cowslip: herb Peter

There must be 101 reasons to visit Durlston Country Park near Swanage in May and this is certainly one of them. In the flower meadows at the top of the cliffs there are countless numbers of cowslips (Primula veris). 138 more words


The Beared Tog

Hey yo whats gwanin

So im new to this blogging lark. so i have decided to make one :)

The aim of my blogs are mostly to have a bit of fun and to share my adventures, may they be wild camping, Landscape photography, travel or anything else i decide to share with you! 171 more words


(Re)location, (Re)location, (Re)location

Dorset has announced a decision to work towards mergers of its councils:


It does rather beg the question: what is to happen to West Dorset Council’s brand new HQ, built at a cost of more than £10 million? 171 more words


The Alternative Bucket List


Don’t you just love those ‘bucket lists’ and ‘things to do before you’re insert age of choice here’ articles? No, me neither.  Who thought that was a good idea?  430 more words


Hoverfly: Xylota sylvarum

Whilst sharing several anatomical features that enable them to be grouped together as a family, within the group hoverflies can be very diverse in appearance. They come in various colourations, sizes and shapes. 151 more words


Tory Dorset MP slams council mergers as anti-democratic

Plans to reorganise local government in Dorset in a bid to save cash are an “attack against democracy”, an MP has claimed.

Chief executives from all nine councils in the county presented four shake-up options at a meeting on Thursday night. 123 more words


82b - Portland Part III

Portland Stone is probably one of the best known building materials in the world.  It is used extensively in London and the United Kingdom and has been exported to all over the world.  452 more words