Salt from Lymington (and elsewhere) became an integral part of a vast trading network across the Atlantic by the C18th. Driven by the wealthy merchant puppet masters in London and other European cities, and all in the name of profit. This story of trade is embedded within an unbelievably darkRead More →

Grains of salt from Lymington were combined with salt from many European countries to make salted cod (saltfish) in Newfoundland and the Northeast American Seaboard. In this story, our journey which started in the salt pans of Lymington takes us to the fish markets of Portugal and the sugar caneRead More →