• Brighton
  • The Set, Brighton

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    Geoff and I had booked tickets to see Ben Fogle at the Brighton Dome as that was the closest to Portsmouth he was coming – originally. Then a couple of months later he added more dates, including Portsmouth! D’oh! Oh well, at least we had an excuse to have a night away in Brighton. We […]

  • Chichester
  • Common Grounds, Chichester, West Sussex

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    I first visited Common Grounds coffee shop back in August with my husband, Geoff. I got the heads up from Darrin Romp of Hampshire Real Bread. I had posted about a recent visit to BBvegan at Drapers Yard in Chichester on Instagram and he messaged me saying that his doughnuts were also available there fortnightly […]

  • Brighton
  • Etch. by Steven Edwards, Hove, West Sussex

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      I couldn’t think of anything I really wanted nor needed for my birthday this year so I suggested to my husband, Geoff, that we could stay overnight in Hove, near Brighton, as I knew of a fantastic restaurant in the town. I’d  been following Etch. on Instagram for some time and the photos of […]

  • Hampshire
  • The Briny, Southsea, Portsmouth, Hampshire

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    The Briny, on Southsea Esplanade is part of the Tenth Hole family/dynasty. They also have The Canteen and Abarbistro. Although I’ve been to all of the places, they aren’t ones I frequently visit, so I wasn’t sure if I’d like The Briny. However, it far exceeded our expectations. Being by the sea one would expect […]