Sweet things for Father's Day at Bonne Bouche, Lewes

One last Father’s Day post and then I’ll pipe down. As I walked past Bonne Bouche on Monday and saw this notice, I was reminded that a box of beautifully packaged chocs from the beautifully packaged Bonne Bouche, all chosen by the children, could be a beautiful thing.

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Pretty things for Father's Day at Woodruffs Yard, Lewes

I was walking by Woodruff’s Yard this morning and indulging in the prettiness it fills that alleyway with – you know, the one that runs from Cliffe High Street towards Malling Field. From March to October every year, this plant nursery brings the abandon of wild flowers – in an orderly way of course – to a kind of boring […]

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In town: Popsicle, The Needlemakers, Lewes

I’m popping with excitement about Popsicle! It’s the new little shop of the lovely Sharon Makgill and thank goodness she’s open because NEXT WEEK it’s Father’s Day. You might remember I did a sort of Lewes High Street edit of suggested Father’s Day gifting last year. Well, this year I’ve not the time – either for the post […]

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Hey! Tuesday is Dray day!

For a few weeks we have spotted the Harvey’s Dray Cart clippety-clopping and squeaking past our house in The Pells. My younger son is HORSE MAD and I cannot believe how lucky he is to see something like this going past our house! I just snapped a picture of the Dray plodding down the High Street […]

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Christmas Window Wonderlands in Lewes

Christmas is most definitely here! There are windows of wonder all over Lewes. For me Christmas arrived at the start of this week, when the Christmas window popped up at 25 Landsdown Place. I wrote a few months back about how I like the way people on that street in Lewes use their windows as […]

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Our August

Wow, we’ve reached the end of August! In three short weeks my eldest starts school, but for seasoned pros it’s back to school in a few days. I hope everyone has had a super summer! Here’s a pictorial roundup of what we got up to this month. I’m going to do this every month now. […]

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Cool at the Pool: Stan's Snow Cones

Last Saturday I went down to the Pells Pool to meet Stanley Wood of Stan’s Snow Cones. Stan is 13 years old. He’s been saving his pocket money since he was five – yes FIVE – because he “couldn’t think of anything to spend it on.” All his mates had an Xbox, so he’d just go […]

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