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, […]
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 […]
Have you seen the new AW range from Magnificent Stanley, the Lewes-based creator of bespoke Liberty-lettered tees? Seasonal rich, deep maroon and soft, soft grey are added to the existing palette of navy, white and bright poppy red (amazing for Christmas), with new Liberty fabrics for the letters and numbers that tone in.
Bit of a curveball post this, but its title is no joke. It’s about something called KidStart and I’ve long wanted to write a recommendation of it, because there’s no trickery and no small print and no catches: it is, plain and simple, actual free money for your children. Basically, KidStart is an online portal that you sign up for […]
So the holidays are near enough now to think about things like insurance, currency, airport parking and…reading! This is the FIRST YEAR in SEVEN that there is a faint possibility my husband and I may be able to sit on a pair of sun loungers and ACTUALLY READ A WHOLE PAGE, nigh perhaps even a […]
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 […]
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.
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.
I have to break my silence again for the blog’s Lewes readers. Look, look, look! It opened up again last Friday! The tea hatch in Southover Grange Gardens is ready and waiting to keep you going with (real china) pots of tea and the world’s best carrot cake, while you watch over your bairns slurping Mini Milks as they […]
Post updated 16/02/15: Congratulations to Carly Steltner for winning the family swim spa session at Giles Leisure Hydrotherapy Centre, hands-down the most entered competition on Little Lewes! Carly’s name was picked out of a hat by my youngest son, but I’m so pleased the prize is going to her as she mentioned in her entry that she and her father suffer with joint conditions […]