May is a busy month for Brighton, with three big events happening around the city. The Great Escape Festival runs from May 17th to 19th. It is also the Brighton Fringe 4 May – 3 June and the Brighton Festival 5-27 May. There is so much going on that there is something for everyone. Brighton Festival is an annual celebration of music, theatre, dance, circus, art, film, literature, debate, outdoor and family events – taking place in venues both familiar and unusual across Brighton & Hove for three weeks every May. The children’s Parade always kicks off the Brighton Festival in…

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On a grey Spring day I joined almost 80 people for a colour walk around Brighton. Organised by a group I am a member of on Facebook, In Colourful Company is a group for fans of all things colourful. The previous walks have either been too far away or I haven’t been free to attend them. But as soon as I saw the Brighton I knew I had to go. There was just one thing that I needed to get over – my social anxiety! I didn’t actually decide I was going until an hour before the meet up time, but I forced…

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Last week was National Stationery Week and as I have previously mentioned I am a big fan of stationery. I was recently contacted by Old English Company who asked if I would be interested in reviewing a few products. Now I will admit that I had not previously heard of them but as soon as I looked at the website I fell in love. They offer products including homewares, prints, pins and stationery, which are all hand-lettered and made in England. I had quite a hard time trying to decide what to pick, but in the end I decided on a…

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It’s no secret that I like to watch TV. I’ve done several posts on my favourite TV shows/movies before which you can find here. I haven’t done one for a while, so this is what I’ve been watching recently. Usually I watch a lot of Netflix/Amazon Prime shows but not this time. Most of these are just on the good old normal TV. Masterchef – BBC1 It’s back, and I’ve never been so happy. I absolutely love watching this, and not just for the food. Nope, I love seeing how excited Gregg gets over a bit of chocolate. He always…

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This week saw the start of Spring, well it was meant to. However the weather decided to have other ideas and the country was hit by the #Beastfromtheeast and Storm Emma. We didn’t get that much snow compared to other parts of the country. However it was still enough to build a small snowman and throw a few snowballs. It was also Clems first proper snow, and she loved it – until she touched it and discovered how cold it was! Then she decided she just wanted to stay inside and watch it out the window. Whilst she was at…

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