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Project 366 2016 Week 49-50

Project 366 2016 Week 49-50 Day 339 – 352 – Christmas Lights, a 7th Birthday, a number of encounters with Father Christmas and the end of term. Sunday 4th December  – Day 339 We spent the day with my oldest friend and … Con...
by Over 40 and a Mum to One on Dec 17, 2016

Enjoying a birthday with the Kent and East Sussex Railway

It’s a bit of a tradition that for Monkey’s birthday we always take him out for the day.  This has always involved trains, whether it be a trip to Thomasland or a day spent on a steam railway.  With his … Continue reading...
by Over 40 and a Mum to One on Dec 17, 2016

A total lack of consultation

The following paragraph was published this morning in the Argus newspaper in the Opinion section: According to a press release from NHS England in mid August, local NHS organisations were “working together for the first time on shared plans to R...
by IanChisnall on Dec 14, 2016

A Mayor for Sussex and Surrey?

At a time when Brighton & Hove Council is once again threatening the budget for youth provision in our city, and coming several years after West Sussex took a similar approach, it is encouraging to read that the Mayor of … Continue reading...
by IanChisnall on Dec 10, 2016

We need accountable Councils

During November two charities whose focus is on the needs of trafficked children and reuniting families produced an important report called “Heading back to Harm”. The report encompassed the whole of the United Kingdom and it sought to assess how...
by IanChisnall on Dec 6, 2016

County Pride

Over the Summer I enjoyed a short break in Dorset, which was made a great deal more interesting thanks to the combined efforts of tourist agencies helping the various attractions to present a County wide network of similar places to … Continue...
by IanChisnall on Aug 30, 2016

Family Days Out: Sheffield Park and Garden, East Sussex

We had a lovely day out with friends this week at Sheffield Park and Garden.  With extensive gardens, lakes, and 250 acres of parkland to explore, there was plenty for us to do.  All four girls, our three and friend Xanthe, came home covere...
by Attachment Mummy on Aug 6, 2016

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by Attachment Mummy on Jul 24, 2016

A Holiday at Home with Unk Pauw

Last week Steve finally had some time off.  He's been working seven days a week lately, covering for the lady he job shares with whilst she recovers from an operation, so it has been even more tricky than usual trying to keep all the p...
by Attachment Mummy on Jul 21, 2016

Why is Sussex being isolated?

The challenge which many people in the South East are currently facing in the light of a collapsing train system is a matter of great concern. Along with regular commuters, those of us who occasionally travel by train and whose … Continue readi...
by IanChisnall on Jul 13, 2016

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by Attachment Mummy on Jul 10, 2016

Interviews with Stagecoach Theatre school parents

When Theo was asked to be a Stagecoach blogging ambassador last year, one of the things I was concerned about was that we may find ourselves surrounded by competitive showbiz parents. In fact six months down the line I’m surprised but I’v...
by Maybush Studio on Jun 30, 2016

Chalk Paint Workshop in Birdham

A couple of weeks ago I was invited to take part in a chalk paint workshop at Russells Garden Centre in Birdham. Russells is situated on the main road into West Wittering from the A27 and has a very distinct blue and white beach hut exterior. I’...
by Maybush Studio on Jun 21, 2016

The Greater Brighton Region

This week a national website that specialises in promoting public sector jobs has advertised a well paid role in the Sussex area. The post which is described as an exciting opportunity is Policy and Projects Manager for an organisation known …...
by IanChisnall on Jun 18, 2016

Haslemere Classic Car Show & Tour

Last spring we bought a 1969 Morris Minor Traveller as our second car. As well as being exceptionally cheap to run and reliable, she’s also introduced us to the world of classic car tours and shows. Last summer we dipped our toe into the water...
by Maybush Studio on May 31, 2016

Learning to screenprint in Bognor Regis

Screenprinting is one of those things I have wanted to learn to do for ages and when I say ages I literally mean years. But you know, life gets in the way and it seems hard to justify spending the money on doing something fun and just for yourself, s...
by Maybush Studio on May 27, 2016

British Library Crime Classics Complete Collection 13 Books Set.

BRITISH LIBRARY CRIME CLASSICS COLLECTION Classic British literature, such as “Mystery in White,” “The Cornish Coast Murder,” and “A Scream in SoHo” fills this thirteen book collection. If you are a fan of British detectives, male and fem...

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by Attachment Mummy on May 22, 2016

Lets celebrate

Its the middle of Mental Health week and one small way of responding to this is finding positive things to say about the people we work and live with. Last week as one of the corporate sponsors of a Youth … Continue reading →...
by IanChisnall on May 19, 2016

Discovering Lewes Castle and town

I’m all for eeking out a holiday for as long as possible and on our Eastbourne trip I knew we’d need to do a lunch stop on the way home.  So I decided we’d check out Lewes Castle and get some lunch in the town. As we drove round an...
by Bubbablue and Me on May 17, 2016

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