Since the age of 14/15 I have had dyed hair. That’s over half of my life! I love having bright hair, and feel much more ‘me’ with pink or red hair. The longest I’ve gone without dyeing it was during my pregnancy. A few weeks after giving birth I was back to bright. Growing up a lot of my favourite films or tv shows had people with unnatural hair colours. Frenchie in Grease, Ariel in The Little Mermaid, Jem and the Holograms, Angela in My So Called Life. My hair is…

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If you live in/near or are visiting Brighton, then one of the places you must visit is the Sea Life Centre. The centre is situated right on the seafront, by the pier so you can’t miss it. Although there are a lot of steps down to the entrance, if you head down to the beach there is a tunnel. This is ideal if you have a wheelchair or a pushchair. The Brighton Sea Life Centre is actually the oldest operating aquarium in the world. It was built-in 1872 and features…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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