Monthly Archives: February 2012

Coffee Lovers Rejoice

Coffee Lovers Rejoice

Brighton is a haven for cool, independent cafes and coffee bars staffed by properly trained baristas who really know their beans. Here’s a pick of the best, in no particular order: The Marwood Hidden down a small alley in Brighton’s … Continue reading →

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Escape to Cuckfield

Escape to Cuckfield

We were lucky enough to visit Ockenden Manor this week for a special birthday treat. Located in Cuckfield (a 20-minute drive from Brighton) and part of the Historic Sussex Hotels group, this beautiful Elizabethan manor house oozes charm and history. … Continue reading →

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Steamer Trading – 20% off Linum

Steamer Trading

Special offer alert: One of Sussex’s best cook shops, Steamer Trading, is currently offering 20% off Linum cushions, napkins and cotton tablemats. Steamer Trading is the go-to shop when it comes to your kitchen, stocking well-know brands such as Le … Continue reading →

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Valentine’s Day Cards: Good vs bad

Valentine's Day Cards

This ‘You’re Just My Type’ greeting card by Sussex-based bookish is one of the cutest Valentine’s Day cards we’ve seen. Lovingly handmade and exclusive to bookish, it features an origami paper heart made from an old Turkish literary text, beautifully … Continue reading →

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Robots take over Hove

Robots Take Over Hove

It was a cold and grey Sunday, so we headed to Hove Museum & Art Gallery to take a look at Robot Invasion! – the exhibition currently occupying the ground floor of this convivial museum on New Church Road. There … Continue reading →

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February – the month of romance

February - the month of romance

For many people, Valentine’s Day can be a bit of a drag. The aphrodisiac-heavy menus, expensive bouquets, questionable gifts – it’s all a bit much. So we’ve come up with some alternative suggestions for the day. Guaranteed to melt hearts … Continue reading →

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