Day: November 28, 2016

October WHAT minutes

Date : 18 October 2016 Location: West Hill Hall Attendees: approx. 40 people Chair: Lizzie Deane Minutes: Colette Wilson   Anti-Social Behaviour Chris Durrant (Police) and Jonathan Ridley (Community Safety) presented a joint update about anti-social activities in the area. They work in partnership with other Council Depts […]

Do I know you?

Peter Batten’s thoughts turn to the possibilities of knowing others . . . Recently I had an experience which I am sure all my readers will recognise. I was leaving a meeting when a lady, who was entering the room, gave me what seemed like a smile of […]

The Visitor

Satan, in the form of a bewildered and naked Old Man, arrives in Brighton one dark and snowy December morning. That night a gull kills itself trying to get at Lucy Cuthman, a charity worker in her early 30s, through her bedroom window. A thick fog descends over […]


Your article, ‘No Deal’ by Peter Batten in the June/July issue, was of great interest to me as I have been studying the subject of coincidences since 1988. Although everyone experiences coincidences, some people seem to experience them more than others. Mr Batten admits to having a chain […]

Carve their Names – update

Following the feature in The Whistler Oct/Nov issue about the Brighton-born SOE (Special Operations Executive) agents, in November I went to the grand unveiling ceremony organised by The Secret WW2 Learning Network. The great and the good of Brighton & Hove gathered at the Corn Exchange, with serving […]