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Gearing up for Eastbourne AirBourne

One of the many things I love about my new home town is the fact that there seems to be something happening all the time. This is no sleepy seaside town that I have heard referred to as ‘God’s waiting room’.  Quite the opposite. Recently I watched

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All on a Saturday Morning – in Eastbourne

There is never a dull moment when you are lucky enough to live by the sea. First job of the day as was a visit to our very friendly and helpful fresh fishmonger down on the beach for something tasty to have for supper. After much deliberation,

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How Time Flies – when you are having fun

Where have the last few weeks gone? Well summer has arrived in Eastbourne and day after day of wonderful sunshine means the blog takes a back seat. Just as I start to settle down at my laptop, the seafront beckons and I find an excuse to walk

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Renovations, Renovations

Ok so I am making a fuss and thousands of people go through what I am experiencing without a murmur. But after 4 months of living on a building site I am beginning to tire of spending my days making endless cups of tea and listening to

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A Long Weekend in Mallorca – Good Food – Good Friends

A well-earned break was needed from the tedious and tiresome building works that we call home. Where better than our favourite town in Mallorca, Soller, with the bonus of our two very best friends. At the start of any holiday a few hours in the No.1 Lounge

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A Taste of Eastbourne History – with tea and cake.

Nothing is so enjoyable as combining history with a cup of tea and slice of very good cake. I am enjoying researching the history of my lovely new home, there is so much to learn and discover. It is all made so easy by numerous websites, forums

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Tennis & Cream Tea in Eastbourne

Who knew there was a ‘Strawberry Picking Day’? Well, as I found out, there is, and this year it is Saturday 20 May. To celebrate this momentous occasion, I had a guided tour of a local farm that specialises in strawberries and much more. Sharnfold Farm, just

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My ‘SilverWeek’ in Malaga with SilverSpain

An email popped up in my inbox a few weeks ago inviting me to sample a new innovative break for the over 50’s in Southern Spain. I gave it a moments consideration, and then gratefully accepted. Last Monday I set off from Gatwick and landed in Malaga

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A Nice Cup of Tea (or Coffee) in Eastbourne

As work starts (and then for no apparent reason, stops,) on the money pit which is now our home in Eastbourne, I spend my time checking out tea rooms and cafes across town. Eastbourne has many choices when it comes to a hot drink, snack or slice

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Rediscovering Eastbourne

After 47 years I feel I have come home, to Eastbourne, the town where I grew up and went to school, and strangely couldn’t wait to escape from. How did this happen – well as my husband and I grew older we realised we needed to be

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