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Carry on Blogging

It may have been quiet on my own website for the last few weeks but I have been busy ‘guest blogging’ for other sites. Husband and I, plus crazy Labrador, Sable, spent a delightful few days on Exmoor in early November. One of the many highlights was

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48 Hours in Honfleur

Living on the south coast gives us the chance to pop across the channel quite easily and cheaply. Last weekend we did just that, a return crossing from Newhaven to Dieppe with our car was just £89, and as we live only half an hour from Newhaven

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Five Star Luxury Comes to Eastbourne

I love hotels, big or small, simple or luxury, boutique style, spa resorts and everything in-between, so as I walk along Eastbourne’s wonderful seafront I have been watching the refurbishment of the Chatsworth Hotel. This grand Victorian property apparently started life as three adjoined townhouses, and how

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25 Years of Eastbourne AirBourne

I can’t believe this wonderful show has been running for 25 years. I have attended many of them but this year experienced the whole 4 days as a resident, not a visitor. What a privilege to live here! Others may moan about traffic and crowds but I

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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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