Monthly Archives: February 2013

EAT: Metrodeco

Metrodeco - Review

We’ve always been partial to a spot of Afternoon Tea: the perfectly sliced sandwiches (crusts removed), huge chunks of fluffy Victoria Sponge, dainty petit fours, freshly baked scones with clotted cream – it’s every food lovers dream.    So when … Continue reading →

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WIN: Bill’s The Cookbook

Giveaway - Bill's The Cookbook

To help celebrate World Book Day on Thursday 7th March we are giving away a copy of Bill’s The Cookbook: Cook Eat Smile, worth £25. Written by Bill Collison, founder of the legendary Bill’s cafe in Lewes, and published by … Continue reading →

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SHOP: Quince Florists

ShopWatch: Quince Florists

ShopWatch is a regular feature looking at inspirational Brighton shops. Owners share the secrets of their success and give Brighton Starling an insight into their business. Quince is an enchanting flower shop in the South Lanes of Brighton. It opened … Continue reading →

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WIN: Tickets for the Royal Pavilion Ice Rink

Listen up people, we’ve got a pair of off-peak tickets to give away for the Royal Pavilion Ice Rink. This beautiful rink nestling beneath the shadow of Brighton’s majestic Royal Pavilion, is here until Sunday 24th February. There’s penguins (not real … Continue reading →

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3 of the Best … Half Term Activities

Roller Disco GYSO runs family-friendly roller discos at Roller Central in Shoreham, as well as King Alfred, Henfield, Steyning and Billingshurst Leisure Centres. Suitable for children of all ages and abilities, this is a fun way to spend an afternoon, … Continue reading →

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3 of the Best … Valentine’s Gifts for Him

3 of the Best … Valentine’s Gifts for Him

Acqua di Parma Colonia – Heal’s An enduring classic, created in 1916 in a small laboratory in the heart of Parma. With notes of Sicilian citrus fruits, lavender, rosemary, verbena and damask rose, this iconic bottle with its Art Deco-inspired … Continue reading →

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DANCE: Gentlemen Of The Road Stopover, Lewes

Gentlemen Of The Road Stopover, Lewes

It’s true folks, Mumford and Sons are coming to Lewes in July as part of their Gentlemen Of The Road Stopovers. Like them or not, they’re bringing lots of friends, including Vampire Weekend, The Vaccines, Mystery Jets, and a whole … Continue reading →

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SHOP: Miffy Magic

Miffy Magic

We’ve always had a special place in our heart for Miffy, the cute rabbit designed by Dutch artist Dick Bruna. Whilst living in Amsterdam we grew particularly fond of her as she adorned bookshops and toyshops all over the city. So … Continue reading →

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Win – Valentine’s Gifts To Die For

Win Valentine's Day Gifts to Die For

We are sharing the love with Brighton Starling readers today. We have two fabulous prizes to give away, just in time for Valentine’s Day. Create your own Valentine’s cards with this Yellow Owl Workshop Love You Stamp Set. The San … Continue reading →

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3 of the Best … Valentine’s Gifts for Her

3 of the Best … Valentine’s Gifts for Her

Tusk Necklace – Alexa de Castilho Skulls, bones, tusks, tiger claws, horses and cowboys – this is our type of jewellery. Alexa de Castilho is gaining quite a reputation for her outlandish, Gothic creations, most recently showcasing her collections at … Continue reading →

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Win – Cocktail Making Masterclass

Buffalo Bourbon Empire at The Wick Inn

It seems everyone loves a good pop-up these days. From a boating lake on the rooftop of Selfridges to Meat Liquor taking over an unassuming pub in Peckham, it’s the one thing that’s guaranteed to get a brand noticed. So … Continue reading →

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