Monthly Archives: December 2014

Pre-Christmas dinner

Four of us went to the Park View for dinner.  Jerry and I had bid for the dinner-for-4 offer on Rowena’s charity auction – and Jerry won, and offered to buy us dinner.  Tony was the fourth person, and it … Continue reading

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Classic Town Pubs – a CAMRA guide

A friend gave me this 1988 publication last week.  Checked out the SE of England, and (working from Dover to Portsmouth along the coast) it has: The White Horse Inn at Dover – “its seen better days but the threadbare … Continue reading

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Archery and Defensive Ramparts

I was waiting for a Number 2 bus way up on top of the hill near Wilson Avenue as the westering sun descended (you just don’t know how long I’ve been waiting for a chance to use that word) and … Continue reading

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Christmas cards, designers and cheap alternatives

Fred was talking about the way competitions can be used to avoid paying for a designer – I think his point of reference was a brochure cover design for next year’s Brighton Festival, or fringe, or something. However the same … Continue reading

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A walk to Lidls and back – 11th December 2014

Its about 5 miles if you go the pretty way.  I was keen to deliver a big bag or dead ballpoint pens to the Green Centre where Manor Road meets manor Hill. Melanie there told me she has a market … Continue reading

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Upper Lewes Road is OPEN.

New traffic lights at the end of our road are letting traffic flow for the first time in over two months.  So exciting.  Been wandering about seeing how cyclists are coping with new routes across front of Sainsbury’s (some cyclists … Continue reading

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The Gyratory at Night

Since the 1st December there has been night time noise, smells and smoke on the Gyratory (its a sort of big roundabout with buildings in the middle) just a couple of hundred yards away as machines and men strip off … Continue reading

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