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The Cool Dorset Guide: The Squash Court in Wimborne

Published by Emma Lee-Potter in on Saturday 23rd April 2016

When I was a teenager all the cool girls at my school lived in Wimborne. They wore the chicest clothes, shopped at Chelsea Girl in Bournemouth on Saturdays (the height of sophistication) and unlike the rest of us knew enough boys to invite a whole load of them to parties. So it was a bit of a surprise when I moved back to Dorset to find that Wimborne is actually ...keep reading

The Cool Dorset Guide: Le Petit Prince in Westbourne

Published by Emma Lee-Potter in on Saturday 7th February 2015

Saturday breakfast is my favourite time of the week. The stresses and strains of the previous week recede into the distance and two days of blustery walks, log fires and reading books stretch blissfully ahead. Years ago, when I was on the Sunday Express, I always worked on Saturdays and even though I got Mondays off in lieu it was never quite the same. Worse still, I missed two years ...keep reading