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Nautical Vintage in the Yarn Magazine

Ahoy me hearties! Let’s get nautical!

If you’re lucky enough to live by the sea as we do here, you can’t help but love a bit of nauticalia.

But whether you are channelling (geddit!?) anchors, Breton stripes or deck shoes, the nautical look has edged its way into your wardrobe. Every summer it’s everywhere — fashion’s catch of the day!

Join Sarah Jane Wilson as we get ship-shape!

Let us set sail on a voyage across the fair seas of vintage.

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A row of houses along South Street, Bridport, with The Chantry to the right

Was Bridport’s oldest building really a lighthouse?

The oldest and perhaps the oddest place in Bridport is The Chantry, down South Street. In medieval times it was lived in by two priests who used to get through nearly 50 pints of beer a week and eat lots of salted fish, peas and beans. When they had guests such as the Rector of Bridport, they used to order even more ale. We know this because the priests kept meticulous records of their spending.

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