Christmas in Dorset

Christmas in Dorset
Have just come back from a lovely, relaxing trip to my parent’s for Christmas … lots of chatting, eating and (a little) drinking, all in the beautiful surroundings of deepest Dorset. Mum treated us to a massive array of delicious food and we all pitched in as much as possible. Then when it wasn’t raining ...

Beaminster & West Bexington

Beaminster & West Bexington
The day started well when I saw a lovely Gold-ringed Dragonfly in the garden in Beaminster. They are a very rare species away from their normal haunts (Scotland, Wales & the West Country) and I had never seen one before. Later, at West Bexington, we managed to chalk-up quite a list of butterflies (Small Tortoishell, ...