Wildlife Photographer of the Year at Brighton Museum, East Sussex

Hand’s up who loves the open-air exhibition at the Natural History Museum, of the blown-up images from the Wildlife Photographer of the Year? Me to! So I was pleased when an email from Brighton Museum arrived, asking if we’d like to come and see the photographs right there. Wildlife Photographer of the Year is co-owned […]

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Pubs with Playgrounds: The Barley Mow, Selmeston, East Sussex

Usually when I write about pubs with playgrounds, they’re about the food as much as the kid-friendly aspect. But in the beautiful weather we’ve been having, sometimes it’s just as nice to know about one that’s a perfect pitstop for a quiet drink on the way back from the beach.

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Curiosity on the Beach: Seaford Museum, The Martello Tower, East Sussex

A few weeks ago my husband had to work on a Sunday. It was sort of sunny, but sort of cloudy and, by the time my sons and I reached Seaford beach, really really windy. I’ve given Seaford quite a bit of airtime lately, with is nice, child-friendly eating experiences at The Front Room and […]

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Waiting Time: HEMA, Victoria Station, London

You’ve run across London to get the 19.16 and missed it by two seconds. You’ve got half an hour to kill but want to avoid indulging in the cans of pre-mixed pina colada and imitation Whispas in M&S for the journey. I know, hard to know where next to shift your focus.

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Creative mess-making: pre-school drop-in kids craft at The Arty Space, Lewes

As the new term started, I received an email from a lady called Claire Fowler, who in April started up new drop-in art and craft sessions for pre-school kids in Lewes called The Arty Space. I feel so lucky to be asked to try out classes and activities, but sadly many of them we have to turn down because […]

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