Tag: Christmas

Christmas Alphabet

A partly cynical guide to Christmas… A Advent Calendars plus are you sure you want to go through with it? B Baste that turkey, frequently. C Christmas Carol excellent Christmas reading. Chestnuts – horrible things, when you peel them you get the skin stuck under your fingernails. What […]

Snow on Brighton Beach by Mark Baynes

Brighton Life

I have a bit of a love/hate relationship with Christmas. It is such a wonderful time of year. There’s no limit on how many treats you can eat; unless you’re unfortunate enough to work in retail you usually take your work holidays; then there’s the presents – as […]

How To Have A Better Christmas

Local not-for-profit organisation Life² suggests that a better Christmas means spending less money, and doing more of the things that really matter to us. It is launching a one-day course and free booklet to help people have a happier and more meaningful Christmas. These initiatives have come at […]

Brighton Life

Brighton is a summer town. One of those places where people go when it’s sunny and hot – well, Britain’s version of hot, ie slightly less freezing than usual – to sunbathe, buy overpriced candyfloss on the pier, have barbecues on the beach, romantically gaze at the stars […]