Easy Camping and Good-for-Them Pizza

A couple of weekends back some girlfriends and I took our kids to Canfields, a Feather Down Farm in Horsham, West Sussex, for a weekend of ‘glamping’ (I dread this word, as I mentioned in my post 18 months or so ago about Mount Harry near Lewes, so as then I would rather here describe it as […]

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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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SPRING + SUNSHINE (at last!)

You knew I wouldn’t be able to shut up. However I’m not ‘back’ back, this tiny post is just celebrating the end of that crappy rainy weekend and the sunshiny start of the holidays today with some love for Lewes small business Magnificent Stanley’s Liberty-lettered children’s tees and babygros. As of now they come in YELLOW. Chicks, daffs and shiny gold Easter eggs, MOVE ASIDE!

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'The Book of Things' by Sarah Dyer: Review + READER GIVEAWAY

Post updated13/02/15: Congratulations to Kate Malbon, Lisa Wheeler and Seonid Beecham for winning the three copies of ‘The Book of Things’!  And so finally the day comes where I get to pen a post about the work of my friend Sarah Dyer, a very talented children’s book illustrator who is Sussex born and bred and now […]

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