Happy birthday to Little Lewes!

Well, I have been so busy dealing with my children’s chickenpox that I let my own blogging birthday slide without noticing. Motherhood, eh? But it turns out I ignited Little Lewes one year and four days ago, on June 1st 2013, with the post ‘Welcome, hoped-for readers‘. It received a tiny but appreciated applause on Twitter as […]

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Lunch with Your Bunch: Mister Magnolia's, Ditchling, East Sussex

Whenever we go to Little Museum Visitors at Ditchling Museum, we head to Mister Magnolia’s for lunch. It’s relatively new and is named for the marvellous single-shoed protagonist of Quentin Blake’s book of the same name. The guy with sisters who play the flute, an enormous pet ‘brute’ and owls who have lost their hoot. (We’re impressed […]

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Museums for Families: Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft, East Sussex

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 […]

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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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Perfect Guests: Sarah Dyer's Hove

I’ve devised a new section called Perfect Guests. This will be a series of guest posts, in which people who do something with or for children as a job (and who I like, or like the sound of) give me the lowdown on their perfect day or activity. With their child/ren if they have any. […]

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