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Brightoniana: Beautiful Pedantry

I love this. Chortles galore. I think it’s a boyish effort at flattery, attached as it was to a fence. I salute that. A reckless, rather romantic gesture. No? Then someone comes in and goes all Truss in a most amusing manner. It’s like a Twitter row. But better. Look carefully for the biro contributions.

Brightoniana: Some links I’ve enjoyed

The Argus is the first for news. I particularly enjoyed this picture of the Mayor last week. What IS he doing? How to be a Retronaut is a superb compendium of old snaps and views. It’s required reading in my personal blogosphere. Last week The Retronaut people published some really rather wonderful pics from Brighton …

Twitter Politics: Broadcast or Conversation?

Jason Kitcat is a Green councillor on Brighton and Hove city council. It’s probably worth noting that I didn’t vote for him: I’m a member of the Labour party. That said, he has responded to my communications regarding recycling when I’ve sent them. For the record, I found his replies to my emails defeatist, largely …

The Beauty of Sussex is Underrated

We don’t have the wilds of Scotland, the wilderness of the moors in Devon or Yorkshire, Northern Ireland’s moody mountains or deserted beaches like Wales. No brooding hills as you see near Malvern or Manchester. We lack the drama of the Lakes, the chocolate box rolls of the Cotswolds and Dorset. We don’t have a …