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National Trust on the Isle of Wight

We are very lucky here on the Isle of Wight to have so many beautiful National Trust sites, from ancient woodlands and nature reserves to open downlands and dramatic coast lines with sheer chalk cliffs, not to mention a The Needles Battery, the 300 year old Bembridge Windmill,  a Victorian fort under restoration, and an historic 17th century town hall with an interesting political past. Have a look at The Isle of Wight section on the National Trust website. It’s a brilliant resource, full of Continue reading →

Silver jewellery making course

If you’re looking for something different to do while you’re here on our lovely Island, why not try a silver jewellery making day with the lovely Lauren at Little Joy Workshop in Ryde.  Set in a beautiful studio, just off the high street, Lauren is super friendly and talks you through every aspect of silversmithing. My mum and I went together, we were complete beginners and it was a lovely, relaxing way to spend the day.  We both thought that the course was brilliant value for money Continue reading →