Husband persuaded me to use some of my precious leave for the first week of January so I had a very quiet start to 2018. Still managed a couple of things to get me out of the house though! Celtic Manor – again The Celtic Manor has rapidly become our hotel of choice for last … More January 2018 Things
Our overnight trips to Brighton follow a well established routine: Check in at hotel Small Batch Coffee Various shops for plastic jewellery including Unlimited Shop, Pussy Home Boutique, Porta, and Castor and Pollux The Coal Shed for dinner and cocktails Yummy breakfast in the morning Yet more Small Batch And home Last weekend was much the same, with … More I left my soul there, down by the sea
January was… well, January was shit. My Pappa was taken into ICU very early on in the month, and my Mum and I quickly got into a routine of days punctuated by trips to the hospital, weekends getting to know his nurses (who have all been wonderful), and the constant smell of hand gel about my … More Pause for the silence
Last weekend, I was treated to a weekend in Brighton, one of our favourite places in the UK to just wander round with no real plan. It was a last minute decision, which unfortunately didn’t leave us much choice in hotel rooms. We normally stay at The Old Ship, but it was all sold out. … More Faded Seaside Glamour
Last Thursday, I had the onerous task of going to a meeting at the University of Brighton. Woe is me. The meeting lasted about 4 hours, was incredibly productive, and finished in time for me to have a wander before heading home. As proof, this is the building I was in – it wasn’t just an … More This changing line between land and sea
With four months to go until our holiday, Husband and I were starting to go a little crazy, so we decided to have a weekend away in Brighton. We drove down on Friday evening, spent a couple of nights at The Old Ship on the sea front, and were back in time to do the washing on … More Live action Cops!