Discovering Images of Radipole Gardens Lost Past

Some might think that an odd title seeing as the gardens were only created during the 1930’s, but if you’re fan of good old Tony Robinson and Time Team, you’ll know that sometimes it’s easier to research, read and know more about centuries ago than it is our more recent history! Radipole park and gardens…

Oohhh Sweet Memories! Radipole Play Park and that Paddling Pool

This collection of old photos came to us via Weymouth Museum who have a vast set of images along with many historical items on the history of our area. Next time you’re in Brewer’s Quay pop in and say hi to them, there’s even a book shop there that’s free to browse. P.S. doing your…

Radipole Lake…More Nostalgia.

A couple more old photos have come in my possession thanks to my illicit night time trawling of the auction sites. They show an extensive Radipole Lake before Radipole Park Drive and the gardens were created. The first depicts a wonderful steam train as viewed from Alexander bridge. I love the little fellow stood down…

Social Media…Does It Come With Benefits?

People often crack on about social media and how it’s destroying the art of conversation, ¬†mutterings of dire warnings about its use for any manner of nefarious reasons. Well, I for one love it, not least because you can have interaction with literally hundreds of people that you might never come across in ‘real life.’…