Sussex Life

Haslemere Classic Car Show & Tour

Last spring we bought a 1969 Morris Minor Traveller as our second car. As well as being exceptionally cheap to run andView full post »

handprinted screenprinting course in west sussex

Learning to screenprint in Bognor Regis

Screenprinting is one of those things I have wanted to learn to do for ages and when I say ages I literally mean years.View full post »

Embracing the arts – Term two at Stagecoach

At the beginning of this year Theo joined Stagecoach in Chichester as a blogging ambassador, although I didn’tView full post »

My photographic weekend at West Dean

One of the things I love about living in this part of Sussex is there is so much amazing stuff right on your doorstepView full post »

Halfway through our first term at Stagecoach

Yes I know what you are thinking… Halfway? Surely you are nearly all the way through the term! And yes thisView full post »

Design Inspiration : Robin & Lucienne Day

Robin Day is a designer who has featured in my life at many points in many different ways. I’ve written beforeView full post »

Autumn luncheon with Hector & The Fox

Sometimes you are lucky enough to get exactly what you need in life, when you need it. Sitting around waiting for aView full post »

After Work Suppers with Rosemary Moon

It’s funny what you don’t know about an area until you have actually lived there. When we bought our houseView full post »

Weald & Downland Open Air Museum

I’ve mentioned it before, but one of the things I really love about living back in the south-east of England isView full post »

Family picnic on West Wittering beach

A picnic at West Wittering Beach

Last week I decided to splash out on a little extravagance for our family by purchasing an annual car park pass forView full post »

Walking Chichester Canal

Yesterday we had our Sunday family walk along a two mile stretch of Chichester Canal. The canal itself runs from theView full post »

Stansted Park, Hampshire

Yesterday marked the end of Christmas leave and a lovely fortnight together as a family. As always we didn’tView full post »

In our neighbourhood : Beautiful Bosham

I’m sure I’m not the only one who despaired at the weather forecast this weekend. We normally try and getView full post »

South-coast breakfasts : Drift In Cafe

Although summer seems to have vanished in the blink of an eye this year, we have had the wonderful unexpected bonus ofView full post »

Autumn Wild Food

On Sunday I took part in a wild food walk organised by Chichester Harbour Conservancy. It’s part of a program ofView full post »

The Isle Of Wight by bus (and hovercraft)…

Back in May we traveled over by ferry and spent three nights on the Isle Of Wight. Though it was great to have theView full post »

The Isle Of Wight…

We are back home after a wonderful few days on the Isle Of Wight. It was just what we needed after 3 months of livingView full post »

Bluebell woods at Stansted Park, Surrey

Bluebell woods at Stansted Park

Earlier this week Theo went on an outing with his nursery to some local bluebell woods. As I signed the consent form IView full post »

South-coast Breakfasts : Wellies Restaurant

With the long Easter weekend ahead of us, we decided to start the 4 days off with a hearty walk at Kingley Vale NatureView full post »

On and around the water of Chichester Harbour…

We’ve had a couple of outings around Chichester Harbour this week thanks to the brilliant (and very reasonablyView full post »

South-coast breakfasts : Boat House Cafe, Chichester Marina

A couple of weeks ago we had lunch at the newly opened Boat House Cafe in Chichester Marina and after seeing usView full post »

Boat House Cafe in Chichester Marina

Like many people, today marked the end of Christmas leave. It’s been a pretty lacklustre festive fortnight.View full post »

South-coast breakfasts : Billys On The Beach

After a summer spent tirelessly searching for the perfect breakfast location, I think this weekend we have come theView full post »

South-coast breakfasts : Cafe Rouge at Gunwharf Quays

I started our south-coast breakfasts series in order to shout about the many great independent eateries we have inView full post »

South-coast breakfasts : The Beach House, West Wittering

If you’ve ever looked at a British newspapers during a hot spell, chances are you will know the area weView full post »

The beauty of old orchards…

I had forgotten how lovely orchards are at this time of year. All dappled sunlight and boughs heavy with fruit. WeView full post »

South-coast breakfasts : Driftwood Cafe

Eating breakfast out topped Jim’s list of things he wanted to do on his birthday today (yes our birthdays areView full post »

South-coast breakfasts : The Deck

After six months living on the Sussex coast we are still seeking a great weekend breakfast venue, so as part of anView full post »

On and around the water of Chichester Harbour…

We’ve had a couple of outings around Chichester Harbour this week thanks to the brilliant (and very reasonablyView full post »

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