Unisex or Unique – Buying for Baby (and Child) in Lewes, East Sussex

Our little town is well known for its independent spirit – and also for its independent shops. I personally make a real effort to buy from the High Street, or from Lewes folk, when it comes to presents. Of course it’s a supportive and green way to buy, but it’s also because the stuff available […]

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In Town: Bonne Bouche, Lewes

Now that we have ‘after school’, we have a new tradition (which we’ve happily borrowed from my friend Anna and her daughter). This is the ‘after-school treat‘. Theirs happens on a Friday, ours now happens on a Monday – don’t ask me why, it just feels like we need a boost on a Monday, is […]

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In Town: Bags of Books, Lewes

I have a special affection for children’s bookshops. As a girl who grew up to be a writer, I was obsessed with books as a child. My dad nurtured this obsession and I still get a thrill when I go into a bookshop – especially an independent. So in honour of my obsession, the first […]

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