Category Archives: Brighton

Two bits of Culture

In late December we went to see a thing which had too long a title and very little explanation, but did sound as if we would approve the politics – that’s how we culture vultures select stuff, you know. ‘The … Continue reading

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Last of this year’s tomatoes!

Today we will eat the last of our considerable tomato crop of the year. It is green, but its meant to be green.  It is ripe.  We grew a whole range of types, some in the front garden, some on … Continue reading

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Sedentary activity, if that makes sense.

I need to get out and walk.  Walk 5 or 6 miles, that would do. Ideally with rural views, but that’s not essential.  All I seem to be doing is going out to events and reading.  That doesn’t sound so … Continue reading

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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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