Brighton Buzzes this weekend with Pride

Once a year Brighton erupts in an extravanance of colour and glorious good feeling. Pride is vibrant and noisy and over the top in the best possible way. Shops compete with one another in their displays – the Co-Op funeral parlour always puts on a good show – and this year Brighton & Hove buses are celebrating Pride in an original way. They have commissioned artists Art+Believe – famous for bringing to life communal spaces – to work their magic on the Old Steine bus shelter directly in front of Brighton’s inconic Pavilion. Graphic artist Daniel Doherty of Art+Believe said: … Continue reading Brighton Buzzes this weekend with Pride

Do you pack paperbacks or an ereader? Three quarters of British holidaymakers have a very strong preference

It’s often said that ebooks give you the freedom to take an entire library away on holiday, but, despite the ovbious benefits, recent research reveals that British holidaymakers prefer lugging paperbacks with them rather than read off a screen. When … Continue reading Do you pack paperbacks or an ereader? Three quarters of British holidaymakers have a very strong preference

Fancy a roof top spa in Yorkshire?

I’ve seen a press release from a hotel in Harrogate that’s left me open mouthed (not in a fish gulping air way, I’d like to think it was more of a cool high-five, double wow reaction.) I’ve been to Harrogate once, on a fleeting day visit, and always wanted to go back, so it’s not hard to temp me. But frankly if Rudding Park was on an industerial estate at the grotty end of Ballybackofbeyond I’d still be interested. As it is, it’s about 12 minutes drive from the centre of one of England’s most beautiful towns. So, what’s the … Continue reading Fancy a roof top spa in Yorkshire?