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The Local’s Guide

Beans and Brigantines

Beans and Brigantines

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Life has been a bit crazy of late, involving lots of different countries and a different yacht every week.

Sally Magnusson visits the Island

Sally Magnusson visits the Island

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Sally Magnusson, daughter of Magnus Magnusson, agreed to come to the Island to support Admiral Nurses for the Isle of Wight and to promote her book ‘Where Memories Go’ about her mother Mamie’s d...

Chale Car Boot

Chale Car Boot

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If you ever find yourself trying to drive through Chale and down the Military Road, out west, on a weekend or bank holiday, only to find yourself in a queue of cars, then there's either a tractor on t...

Summer is in the Air!

Summer is in the Air!

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From daffodils to bluebells, budding trees to busy birds.

Calbourne Water Mill

Calbourne Water Mill

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Much to my embarrassment, considering I was born less than 10 miles away and having spent most of my life living and working on this extraordinary Island, I had never visited Calbourne Water Mill unti...

Caving at Freshwater

Caving at Freshwater

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Luckily there have been a few extremely low tides recently and so I was able to plan a trip around the headland to see the caves to the western end of Freshwater Bay and then on to Watcombe Bay and th...