Hawfinches in Cattistock

One of Britain’s rarest breeding birds has arrived in Cattistock.  Well, not one, more like 50! Is the collective noun a charm, trembling or trimming of hawfinches?  Whatever it is we’ve got them here in a corner of the field adjacent to Fullers...

Dorset’s Very Best

We were delighted to learn that Cattistock Post Office and Stores has been awarded the accolade “Dorset’s Best Village Stores 2017”. Well done Andy and Michelle and all the rest who work there.  Well done to Lucy too.  Lucy runs the newly established Coffee Shop at...
Harvest Moon

Harvest Moon

This picture showing Cattistock Church tower was taken from Courtyard Room well into the night.  The brilliance of this harvest moon was remarkable.  Posted on the 212th anniversary of the Battle of Trafalgar, this scene was another “immortal memory”.
Garden abundance

Garden abundance

What a summer it has been in the greenhouse and fruit garden.  Pears, apples, peaches, blackberries are superb.  Best year...