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Barnets at The Level in Brighton is a barbers which has been there for as long as I can remember. Top guys, good barbers, friendly atmosphere. What more do you need?

Stay and Play Hollingbury and Patcham Childrens Centres

Stay and Play baby group at Patcham Childrens Centre in Carden School is a lovely free baby group in the Hollingbury/ Patcham. If you have a new born baby up to pre crawling then this is a highly recommended baby group.

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Foodilic Western Road

Foodilic, a bit like Iydea but also selling meat! Really good, quick food, fresh, tasty. Read my review of the Western Road branch and give them a try.

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Inglemere B&B Hordle New Forest

We went to the New Forest for a few days for a long weekend and consider Inglemere B&B to be the best in Lymington and probably the New Forest. Actually thinking about it, as a well known lager would say “probably the best B&B in the world”.

Marwood Cafe in the South Lanes

Went to a good café in South Lanes today in Brighton. Marwood Café is a really cool, with lots of retro toys hanging from the walls and ceiling that reminds me of my childhood, such as action men, old computers and sooty and sweep!

Sussex Travel Clinic

I was recently told about the Sussex Travel Clinic who provide a really good service to those lucky people going on holiday to foreign countries. Vaccinations are essential and GP’s don’t necessarily provide this service anymore.

Tutti Frutti Seven Dials

Tutti Frutti is a nice cafe at Seven Dials in Brighton. Whether you are just peckish, need a coffee or need to fix a hangover then you know where to go!

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City Books

Most of us are guilty of buying books online from corporate giants like Amazon and this is the main reason why even the larger book shops such as Borders have shut. So imagine how hard it is for the small independent book shops to compete in such an unfair market!

Dockerills Locksmith and Ironmongers

Dockerills is an ironmongers that has been in business for over one hundred years. This is one of the shops I can vividly remember when I was a small child over 30 years ago when visiting with my father, whether needing a new tool for the garden, or a new key for the front door.

Artist Merv

I spoke to Artist Merv who has a stall in the North Lanes and produces black and white portraits of icon’s. Merv is a brilliant artist and has paintings such as Fat Boy Slim, Jimmy Hendrix and Amy Winehouse. He is also supporting the Rocking Horse children’s charity in Brighton and you can win one of his signed paintings.

The Mad Hatter Cafe

A popular cafe with the people on Western Road next to Waitrose is the Mad Hatter Cafe

Real Patisserie

Whenever I want some really nice bread or want to spoil myself with a fancy cake then I head straight for the Real Patisserie

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i Gigi Cafe

i Gigi cafe is a hidden treasure of a cafe on the Western road near Brunswick Place with scrummy food and the biggest cakes you have ever seen!

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Gwydyr Barber

Gwydyr Barber the oldest barber in Brighton and Hove. Located on Church Road its a good Barbers to go to .

Why I Started this Blog

A couple of years ago my girlfriend and I discovered a really good restaurant in Hove called The Arrogant Frog, which was run by a Frenchman called Rosario and was a ‘character’. This enthusiasm of this man was amazing and food out of the kitchen was of very high standard. Unfortunately timing was bad and Rosario moved the restaurant to a larger location near the Palace Pier and the recession hit, business was slow and the restaurant spiraled downwards and has now closed down.