It’s plain embarrassing that I’ve taken so long to get to the Big Parks Project in Peacehaven, Sussex – I’ve known about it since its conception, thanks a friend who has been doing all the copywriting for it. So I should really have been at the opening celebrations, which she kindly invited me to.
Before I launch into what this post is about, please view the one-minute video below. It has far more impact than anything I could write. Then please click on any of the images, or the links embedded in the post and take 20 seconds to sign the ‘See the Child. Change the System’ petition. It’s […]
The sun is finally with us, but we live in the UK so let’s not get ahead of ourselves. It’s March, not July. Not wishing to be the bearer of any sort of gloom, but it is spring, and rain is still a probable part of our lives. I promised a three-post series of good […]
In late September, the Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft re-opened. It is quite a thing to behold and most definitely my kind of place. There are so many reasons why, but these probably don’t make that interesting a read. So I’ll cut to the chase. As well as showcasing the art and craft wonders […]
We went to Charleston today to do some scribbling with artist Chris Gilvan-Cartwright. It was part of the Small Wonder short story festival that was celebrating its tenth anniversary. Anyone who read my last post will know that Little Lewes was asked to partner Chris’s event ‘Oodles of Doodles‘. It was a dream for my littlest […]
We went to the Bags of Books Summer Party this morning. Turning up a little on the tardy side (sorry to all those we interrupted on the way in) for children’s author and illustrator Leigh Hodgkinson’s event. She centred this around her new book ‘Troll Swap’. Leigh lives in Lewes and is the illustrator of […]
Two weeks ago during that cracking storm, we were nestled in a cosy wooden house on wheels. With our children. It was the larger of two handmade shepherd’s huts known as The Rolling Downs. These lie stationary in the wider grounds of Bentley Country Park. Now, I don’t mind telling you that we are not campers. We […]