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Nature Walk

The first of this year’s Nature walks took place on October 6th - which happened to be a very wet and rainy morning! This did not deter our band of hardy ramblers who turned up regardless ready to stride off over Ferndown Common. Eleven members in total came along –...

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Discovering Wessex Group visits Bucklers Hard

Keith Banks writes: I was very pleased to take over the leadership of this group at the suggestion of my friend & colleague Judith Hodges, as this will give her more time to run her other groups Under Jude’s leadership Discovering Dorset had run for a number of...

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A Vine Time

If you have endless funds, don’t need an income for 6 years and aren’t scared of a lot of hard graft then creating a vineyard is just right for you! This is what Andy and Sarah Pharaoh decided to do. In 2007 they bought the 23 acre Flowers Farm at Lytchett Matravers...

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