Category Archives: Brighton

Wooden Sett from Valley Gardens

Perhaps its a mistake to admit this, but I stole a pitch-impregnated wooden sett from a pile of them that appeared just south of St Peter’s Church during the beginnings of 24 months of remodelling the Valley Gardens.  I doubt … Continue reading

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Beach Art

On Monday went for a walk and beer with Eddie.  Sun shone, a lovely day, especially sitting outside at ‘Spoons on the Marina sipping good beers from Franklins Brewery.  Walked back into town along the front to call in on … Continue reading

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Its the First Saturday in May

And you know what that means?  World Naked Gardening Day!!  Oh Yes.  Beautiful weather and a not-busy allotment, so here I am.  Carefully posed whilst fitting sticky bands to our cherry tree.  They might reduce the number of ants and … Continue reading

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Easter Sunday quiet stroll

It wasn’t raining, the temperature had reached a heady 8 degrees Celsius and I had an invoice to deliver a little way up the Ditchling Road.  Like Norman Lovett said when he needed to buy a light bulb, “I decided … Continue reading

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Free Beer – Yesterday

Thanks to Rowena’s timely notice both Jackie and I were able to sign up online for a free pint of Brew Dog’s Punk IPA, and yesterday we called into the Brighton bar to get them.  They charge over £5 a … Continue reading

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Trains and buses to visit three micropubs

I have spent far too much time creating my first Google My Map.  I don’t actually have it, Google are holding it for me on’t interweb.  But it may just be available to everyone via the link below.  There are … Continue reading

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A big crane and socks like Prince Charles wears.

Last week I happened to be in the Pump House, in Brighton Place, or perhaps Market Street, when a man in hi-viz entered and spoke to the barmaid.  He was offering advance notice of a big crane coming onto the … Continue reading

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