From the statue in front of the Bournemouth International Centre which depicts an architect sitting on a WC pan, to the Labrador which convinced the police to drain a pond, Bournemouth Curiosities is filled with little-known and surprising stories about the town.
Exploring the history behind all sorts of curious and fascinating people, places and objects, this book is sure to delight all who know and love Bournemouth.
W.A.HOODLESS is a retired chartered surveyor who has a keen interest in writing and local history. His previous publications include Christchurch Curiosities and Air Raid: A Diary and Stories from the Essex Blitz. He is a member of the Christchurch Local History Society, for which he has written several articles. He lives in Bournemouth.