Beachcoming at Birling Gap + Reviewing Project Jelly's Shoes

A great day happened to us by total accident a couple of weeks ago and quite by accident it ended up being the moment my boys reviewed Project Jelly’s bright, practical jelly shoes. I had contacted the shoes’ creator Natalie Collier about taking two pairs on holiday – one donated, one paid for. A couple of years ago she […]

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Top 10 Things to Do This Summer In and Near Lewes with Kids

So this week school breaks up and we’re officially IN the summer. YAY! To celebrate, here’s a little round-up of the 10 unmissable things I suggest you do in and near Lewes this summer. All pictures click through to the relevant post. Please bear in mind that some facts may be out of date and are only correct […]

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Rolling Along at Cuckmere Haven, East Sussex

I had to share a good little half-dayer cycling down to Cuckmere Haven, which we did a few weeks back. It’s nothing new to most (probably all) of you, but it’s the first time we got right down to the beach, so humour me.

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A Lewes legstretch on a rainy day

Hasn’t the weather been appalling over half term? OK, not so much the past couple of days but last Monday specifically? The cabin fever became too much for us, so we hoiked ourselves into waterproofs and walked into town. I kept being asked: ‘Where are we going?’. ‘Nowhere,’ was the answer. ‘We’re just walking.’

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Rolling Along and Rockpools at Rottingdean

d I don’t know about you, but the past few weekends it’s felt like we’re chasing the sun. The days are getting shorter, the dry spells patchier. But this makes the sunny moments rewarding. When the sun comes out, so do we. (Actually, we are sort of fine with wet weather gear and parks in the rain […]

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Natural Play: Ringwood Toll, Sheffield Park and Garden

I grew up in the Far East. Each summer we would escape August’s blistering heat, and come home to England. My sister and I lived for things like Sheffield Park and Garden’s play trail. You couldn’t be anywhere else in a wood like this. It is quintessentially English. If you’ve read my post about Groombridge Place, you’ll […]

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