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The Handkerchief Tree in Postman's Park


it’s leaves have turned white at last. Have been up twice from Brighton hoping to see it’s full glory. Met some more interesting visitors and saw a great desres. 346 more words


Here comes summer bing bing bing bong...

but no that dog under that furry exterior is a skillful pianist with the ability to play a whole range of popular tunes!

  www.josspeachmusic.com   and up for party bookings by the look of it! 18 more words

Brighton - Out And About

Quentin Blake talks of France....

up at Kings place. Most of us may know him as a English  illustrator of childrens books, but tonight we learn he has many strings to his bow. 570 more words


Bluebells at Emmetts Garden where else?




Just in time and a treat not to be missed. It’s a National Trust property near Sevenoaks with bluebells and a wonderful refreshment/tearoom. Where if you are lucky someone like the handsome guy on the left might  buy me tea!


The Ragged Phoenix Morris in Rottingdean


Well it was St George’s Day Celebations and the Queen Vic in Rottingdean had pulled out all the stops. There was the wonderful Imogen and her jazz group,  a visit from retired greyhounds. 83 more words

Brighton - Out And About

Full house and laughter at the launch

of John McCullough’s eagerly awaited new collection ‘Spacecraft’ and Claire Trevien’s ‘Asteronymes’ published by Penned in the Margins.


Plenty of erudite comments on both books from the likes of Ruth Padel, Sarah Howe, D.A Powell and W.N. 480 more words

Brighton - Out And About

Back on track after a few dull days


Whoops! I love looking out to sea and writing poetry in my beach hut but I think I am really grounded by the earth and more a garden person not so much a mermaid!   283 more words

Brighton - Out And About