‘Asia Bibi will be killed if she is forced to stay in Pakistan’

November 12, 2018

MORTAL DANGER: “It is untenable that Asia Bibi can remain in Pakistan. Rioters, not protesters, are burning tyres, attacking each other, killing themselves in fervent anger that this woman has been set free. If she sets foot out of her […]

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‘Chalk rock legends guard the entrance to Poole Harbour’

November 6, 2018

HELLO DORSET: This is a view of Harry’s Rocks from the drone above the harbour’s entrance. Picture courtesy of Kevin Jakeman. ROCK LEGENDS: This stunning shot was taken from a drone and shows the stacks of Harry’s Rocks in their […]

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‘Did Joseph of Arimathea live out his last days in Somerset?’

October 22, 2018

FACT OR FICTION? This is the stain glass window at St John’s Church Glastonbury that features the figures of Joseph of Arimathea, St Aristobolus, St Colin the Exorcist and Arivagus, the King who allegedly sold land to Joseph of Arimathea […]

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‘Heart screening clinics will help prevent Sudden Death Syndrome’

October 14, 2018

  HEARTFELT PLEA: Juliet Lamin is pictured here with her late son Philip. “I would be so delighted if local businesses and individuals like you can help sponsor or some young people to be there to benefit from activities on […]

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‘Is this surveillance and control for the sake of convenience?’

September 29, 2018

SKIN DEEP: Matt Baker and Alex Jones, who presented The One Show on Wednesday 30 May featured a report on having RFID implants inserted under the skin. Baker says before introducing the feature by reporter Rory Reid, ‘Rory is looking […]

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‘Is EU copyright directive a plan to censor populist voices?’

September 23, 2018

HEAVY HANDED: “This would go down on images, short video clips and anything that they can conceivably copyright would have to be captured by these algorithms in violation of this Directive and God knows what kind of punishments would be […]

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‘World Heritage coastal bay hosts most sought after holiday home’

September 23, 2018

  MARINE HERITAGE: Kimmeridge Bay is half a mile south-west of the village of the same name via a toll road and is said to have the most import geology anywhere on the Jurassic Coast. MAKING WAVES: The day this […]

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‘These are the reasons we must leave the European Union’

September 17, 2018

LEGAL MINEFIELD: “In Europe it is run by the Napoleonic code of ‘you’re guilty until you prove yourself innocent’. They put the charge, you have to prove you’re innocent, it is not like the other way around in Britain. They […]

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”Dorset’s biggest heathland benefits the public, livestock and wildlife’

September 9, 2018

  NATIONAL ASSET: Heathland is a rare and restricted habitat that needs careful management and conservation designation. Only 15 per cent of the original heathland in Dorset (like this) survives and only occurs where there is a suitable soil and […]

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‘Take the dog for a walk, tour the house and have a cream tea’

August 29, 2018

FRONT OF HOUSE: Dhamu, my companion for the day, is outside the front entrance of Upton House to show the scale of the building. The main foundations of the house was built between 1816 and 1818 with the West Wing […]

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