Monthly Archives: June 2010

Geology at Pett Level, east of Hastings

Pett Level is low lying grazing land, artificially drained and protected from the sea by a sea wall. Over the past several thousand years the sea has come and gone from this area several times, an old cliff line forms … Continue reading

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Peter Messer – Lewes Painter

Yesterday I was in Lewes visiting some eco-houses. One of them turned out to belong to a friend called Mark Mansbridge and the house faces some allotment gardens where I thought another friend had a plot. On asking Mark if … Continue reading

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Lewes Energy-saving Homes

Eight houses are open this weekend in Lewes, and more in the vicinity, showing off their renewable energy installations and energy reduction alterations. I got to three of them, two being terraced houses like mine and the other a chalet … Continue reading

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South Downs Beer and Cider festival

Working at a beer festival is a great way to drink for free, just don’t get too drunk, remember that serving the paying customers is key. On top of that they feed you for nothing, if you work a full … Continue reading

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Blue tits 3 – Blackbirds 0

I have already spoken of our successfully fledged blue tits, now this . . . Last Monday Jackie heard and saw a juvenille blackbird fly into the front bay window. She went outside and saw it hopping about in a … Continue reading

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Lewes Road Central Reservation Flowers

Whilst I don’t expect anyone to believe this, I took the picture on the day of my last class in Coldean, on the afternoon of 12th June. Just a few days later the Evening Argus featured a very similar shot, … Continue reading

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Hank Wangford at The Greys, Brighton

On Monday evening , the 2nd June, we went early to the Greys in Southover Street to secure a table and five seats for another sell-out gig – all 70 tickets sold. As a tiny street-corner pub The Greys has … Continue reading

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