Category Archives: Brighton – out and about

Remembrance Sunday

I got my poppy during the week on Brighton Station. Leaves on the line and a few other delays meant I got to talking to the distinguished looking man with the poppies collecting for the British Legion. I mentioned that … Continue reading

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Winning ways with sheds?

          Man Cave …       Woman Cave …  Tidied up for the winter!    

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Autumnal sunshine

with more butterflies and bees      optimistic spiders mending broken webs              Virginia creeper and the last of the passion flowers and their fruit   An award winning blog  for a ‘blog that brightens our day’

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Hove to Brighton Pier – and maybe the last of the summer?

Constantly changing cloud formations, a clear view of the skeleton of the West Pier, a celebration of engineering and ingenuity,  the madness of the ‘borrow a bike promotion’.                  Am a year older this week! The years … Continue reading

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Arts and Crafts and Workshops at Ming

Feels very much the end of season now the last Bank Holiday before Christmas has been and gone!  But then there have been a few unexpected pleasures…here’s one!             Claire Harrison running and inspiring a watercolour workshop … Continue reading

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Rottingdean’s wild and windy sea …

     Rottingdean’s beach last Sunday was covered with all kinds of curious seaweed. Here and there a slipper shell and a few wrinkled crab husks their undersides a bright sky blue. Further along there was a pearly white well worn oyster … Continue reading

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Miss Lottie’s Allotment

       Of course the poem that follows is based on fact! My mother fell in love with an allotment in South London over 15 years or so ago and it became the highlight of her retirement. I worked on … Continue reading

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