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Encounters with the wild man of the wood

AS AUTUMN thins the leaves of the oak trees and hazel coppices of Yellowham Woods, the ancient woodland adjacent to Puddletown Forest, just outside of Dorchester, this could very well be the best time of year to spot what purports to be Dorset’s answer to Bigfoot! 10 more words


Remembering whistleblower Stanley Adams - 'a proud man' who stood up for his beliefs

OUR article on whistleblower Stanley Adams has generated a lot of interest.

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IN PICTURES: Archive images of net making in Bridport

A COLLECTION of rare and previously unseen historical footage of coastal life in the South West of England has been made available on BFI Player as part of British Film Institute’s Britain on Film: Coast and Sea national project. 9 more words


When the Duke of York opened the town bridge

AFTER our Weymouth Town Bridge special in last week’s Looking Back, here’s another photo from the opening of the bridge in 1930.

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Looking Back

While November is approaching, the temperature in Western Europe makes it feel like summer. Thus, it’s time to travel a bit! Last week, we shared impressions from trips to France and more. 140 more words


life can only be understood backwards

”I had a dream that the world was ending a few days ago. What’s up with that?
Seems kind of out-of-place to me.

I feel like I need to be somewhere else and I’m not talking, like, metaphorically, I mean right this exact second in time. 284 more words

Childhood Memoirs

Last week I started writing my childhood memoirs. I’ve never been very keen on writing autobiographical stuff before, so this took me by surprise.

I don’t know exactly what writing is like for other people, but for me it’s generally a lot like having an internal radio. 334 more words