A few months ago Jesse’s dad came down to visit, and we were planning on going out to dinner. We wanted to avoid chains so I took to Google and had a look at restaurants. I came across Archipelago at the Hove end of Western Road. I am a little bit obsessed with Greek food, which comes from going to Greece regularly as a child. It’s definitely one of my favourite places to go. So we decided to take him…

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There’s nothing better than going out for breakfast/brunch when it’s the weekend. It’s one of our favourite things to do. Now admittedly I am not a big coffee or tea drinker…shocking I know! But I do love a good hot chocolate, and that’s my way of judging if a place is good. My partner is a big coffee drinker so he always gives his view on that. If you can also get a babyccino then Clem is happy. First on my list…

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On Saturday afternoon we did something for the first time as a family – we had an afternoon out at the circus! I actually can’t remember the last time I went to one. I’m pretty sure it had clowns which is probably why I haven’t been to one since! However Zippos Circus is not like a normal circus. There are no clowns, well ok there might be one but more on that later. This was Clems first time at a…

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May sees the start of a very busy summer for Brighton. Looking at local sites, it seems there is something going on almost every weekend from now until Winter! I recently won some tickets on twitter from Tea, Cake & Make, to the Foodies Festival which over the bank holiday weekend. Previously I had been to a food festival in Woking, but that was free non ticketed event. This one was on from Saturday – Monday, and the ticket I won allowed…

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This week was Clems last one at pre-school before the Easter holidays. She only goes two mornings a week so our Easter holidays started on Thursday. The weather has been lovely the last few days. So we took full advantage of that and visited a local farm. Mile Oak Farm is in the South Downs, near Portslade, just outside of Brighton. If you don’t drive you can get the 1 or 1A bus to Mile Oak. From there it’s about…

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