The Master Mariner

The locals' blogs
by: The Master Mariner

This morning I looked out my window and saw a nye of pheasants meandering through my garden. Beautiful, bright feathered and manly male strutting their way across th...

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The locals' blogs
by: The Master Mariner

As Autumn flies by and merges into winter, the Island takes on a whole new persona focused more around bracing walks, crackling fires and cosy indoor activities. Eve...

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The locals' blogs
by: The Master Mariner

It’s officially autumn, but with the sun still shining we’re hanging on in here to that summer vibe on the Island and there are loads of events still taking place ac...

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The locals' blogs
by: The Master Mariner

This weekend it’s the Cowes-Torquay-Cowes Powerboat Race, a personal favourite Island event of mine. I’ve been watching it every year I’ve been home since I was a sm...

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The locals' blogs
by: The Master Mariner

With the sun shining and summer in full swing there is nothing better for that perfect relaxing lunch or supper alfresco than some freshly caught crab and lobster. W...

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The locals' blogs
by: The Master Mariner

Having visited lots of local events this summer I was pleasantly reminded of what a fantastic plethora of local producers we have here on the Isle of Wight. Producin...

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The locals' blogs
by: The Master Mariner

Looking for a summer fair to while away a sunny day in the grounds of a historic and beautiful manor? Then you need to head to Shorwell, nestled on the Island’s sout...

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The locals' blogs
by: The Master Mariner

Having recently moved to a new house a little closer to Newport, my attention was drawn to a new barbershop opened in Carisbrooke (No.51 High St).

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The locals' blogs
by: The Master Mariner

With the big event fast approaching I thought prospective Isle of Wight Festival goers may need a little D&G on where to stock up on any forgotten fest...

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The locals' blogs
by: The Master Mariner

The Wife and I were lucky enough to be invited along the other night to sample the new menu from the clever chaps over at Three Buoys in Ryde. Having discovered this...

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