Waterside Nostalgia: Bewl Water Country Park, Lamberhurst, Kent

There was an actual Sun-day a couple of weeks back, remember it? I am weakly trying to pun the last day of the week – by that I mean, that it was a Sunday and it was actually sunny. Feeling energised, we went to Bewl Water in Kent, as a way to have a family day and get my husband’s […]

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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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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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Meetings with Remarkable Trees: Sheffield Park and Garden, East Sussex

As I mentioned in yesterday’s post on rainy day ideas, I have been wanting to publish this post for the past 10 days, but have been too sad to put pen to paper because I couldn’t look at the pictures of that sparkling Sunday before last when it’s been so soggy since. It’s not raining today (yet), so forge […]

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Walks from Lewes: Landport Bottom

My my, what a month of firsts September has been. There was the Duke of Yorks/Duke’s at Komedia weekend cinematic Kids’ Club. Then there was the Half Moon in Plumpton. And this past weekend, there was Landport Bottom. Yes really. Five years. And we’ve never done this simple little leg stretch around one of Lewes’s […]

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