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

I took my daughter to a fabulous event organised by Wild About Wight and Arc the other day called Rockpool Magic. The location was the fabulous Bembridge Ledge, loca...

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The locals' blogs
by: Lady Penelope

It’s not often that this lady is lost for words, but I’m weighing up the pros and cons of what I am about to share with you today. You see I overheard a conversation...

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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: Philip Bell

One summer evening I found myself at a loose end and no children to entertain so I took a walk in a place I had always enjoyed visiting, but hadn’t been in ages: New...

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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: 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

I’m not an especially horsey person, but I have got more interested in them over the past few years, mainly because my daughter, ‘Regan Reverb’ as you know her on he...

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