The Locals' Blogs

All our bloggers are Islanders who want to share the things they love best about the Island, including some great ‘Islanders only’ knowledge to the best spots for anything from picnicking to wild swimming!

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The locals' blogs
by: Philip Bell

It’s that time of year again when the Island is filled with the sound of buzzing two-stroke scooters as the Mods descend once again for their annual scooter rally&nb...

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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: Lady Penelope

We had the most wonderful Pride event here recently. The Isle of Wight only had an inaugural one last year and then got picked to host UK Pride. It was amazing, and...

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The locals' blogs
by: Philip Bell

My daughter loves animals. So much so, I think she’s going to work with them when she is all grown up. She takes a lot of inspiration from the Island, and in particu...

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The locals' blogs
by: Lady Penelope

Cowes Week is famous not just for its sailing but for the Royals and A-listers it attracts to sail and to partake in the balls and parties – the Apres Sail as I like...

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The locals' blogs
by: Philip Bell

It’s that time of year again when one can encounters a great variety of butterflies flitting about on the edges of fields, footpaths, woodlands, meadows, downs and e...

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The locals' blogs
by: Hot Totties

The weather is sweet so the Hot Totties are down visiting the Isle of Wight and their ‘Home away from Home’ – it’s just so easy and hassle free to get here and then...

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The locals' blogs
by: Philip Bell

I’m sure every seaside town or area claims to have the best ice cream in the country. Well, I’m sorry to sound so pompous, but the Isle of Wight definitely does have...

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The locals' blogs
by: David Thornton

A new poem in a series about the Isle of Wight written by one of our local experts David Thornton.

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The locals' blogs
by: Marianne Su-Yin

As the days get longer and are filled with warm sun we can all start picnicking and celebrating outside, and what better way to indulge than with sweet treats and ca...

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