Guest Post: Nancy Meiland's 'Smell Collecting' Activity – or a Whiffy Wander Around Lewes

Perfumier and trained nose Nancy Meiland is a great friend of mine and, I’m lucky to say, one of my clients. At the tail end of last year she launched her beautiful, high-in-naturals perfume brand, Nancy Meiland Parfums, with a first collection called Paper Leaf. In response to her careful and considered brief, I developed her brand’s tone of […]

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Family hot-tubbing at Giles Leisure Hydrotherapy Centre, Lewes (and a competition to WIN a private bubbly dip!)

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 […]

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Guest Post: Weave a Wonder Box – Easy Craft 'Makes' for Kids by The Artworks

I’m so excited to start what’s going to be a new Little Lewes partnership with The Artworks, a playful, inspiring holiday and half term art activity club for kids run by Julie McLaren and Clare O’leary (see bottom of post for all the details of this half term’s planned fun!). My older son has done a couple […]

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Colouring In for Christmas

There are just two more days until Christmas, so although this is a little late, it’s still relevant! The lovely Marcus Walters, illustrator and graphic artist extraordinaire, today sent me two ‘Colour In Christmas Sacks‘ as a thank-you for the couple of times I’ve pointed you in his direction on this blog, via posts about Popsicle and […]

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Call for Knowledge: Snowy Days in Lewes

Help me readers, do! I want to know what you love to do when it snows in Lewes. I can’t claim to be any kind of expert on EVERYTHING to do with kids in Lewes, and we live in a town of hills – there must be so many great ones out there for a day on […]

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Lewes's Loveliest Christmas Window is Back!

Hark! It’s officially Christmas! Because the Landsdowne Place Christmas window at number 25 is back in situ! This year I notice a little acer (Japanese maple) behind the badger unloading the boot of the Volkswagen, and a lot more fir trees in the garden. There’s also a new sign on the window that hosts this house, inviting parents […]

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Shop Local in Lewes this Christmas with #lewes4xmas

Did Black Friday make you feel just a little bit sick? I have never, until this year, heard the term and now that I write copy for a major high street furniture and homeware retailer, I was hearing it all week before the actual day arrived. But I can honestly say I went nowhere near […]

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Perfect Guests: Leigh Hodgkinson Presents Her Sticker Advent Calendar

A couple of weeks ago I wrote a post about alternative advent calendars, and earlier this week, shared my progress with the book one. When the original post was published, Lewes-based illustrator Leigh Hodgkinson commented on it, saying she was creating a sticker advent calendar. So I asked her to pen a guest post for Little Lewes when she launched this […]

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