Hello 2016, Goodbye Little Lewes

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Image via iloapp.misoui.se Happy happy New Year to one and all! And I hope you had a wonderful Christmas. Our tree is being taken down as I write – it was a good festive season, perhaps not the best ever, and I’m definitely over it. I’m ready for a new year and its new challenges! This won’t […]

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A Book for Christmas: Beautiful Illustrated Version of 'Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone' (With Special LL Discount at Bags of Books, Lewes)

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Here’s a post raving about ‘Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone’ as if it’s the next big thing. You think I’m mad as a box of frogs – it’s not 1997 for Pete’s sake (yes it seriously was published nearly 20 years ago…). Don’t worry, like anyone literate who has a pulse, I’ve read and marvelled over […]

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Christmas: My Lewes Wishlist

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If you’re anything like me, you spend the 24 days of December leading up to the big one on the 25th thinking about what everyone else wants – what to get for the children, Aunty Mary, even your father-in-law (that shouldn’t really be your job, but somehow it is). But if you’re anything like me, […]

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Handmade from the Hedgerows: Winter Wreaths by petalsrperfect, Lewes

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Last year, at the Artists & Makers Christmas fair (THE must-go Christmas fair in Lewes (on December 5 this year) because a percentage of takings go to Western Road Community Primary School and I’m biased because it’s where my son goes), I rushed around the Town Hall with a ripping hangover from my studio Christmas party the […]

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Keeping Your Kitchen Cool: Anna Jones's 'Practise of Quick, Calm Cooking'

Anna Jones is a goddess. She turned me into a vegetarian in March this year and I’ve never looked back. So, having lived on the recipes from her first book ‘A Modern Way to Eat‘, I was sooooo excited for the July release of her second book ‘A Modern Way to Cook‘. The book breaks […]

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