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Brighton
Monday, January 18, 2021
  Brighton's favourite dancer and much loved public figure, Peter Turner, famously known as 'Disco Pete' has sadly had to hang up his disco dancing shoes as he enters full time care in an East Sussex nursing home.   The 82 year old pop-culture figure has been well-known on the dancing scene...
When I would hear people rant about Brighton's seagulls, calling them 'rats with wings'or 'a menace', I assumed they were overreacting. These were simply bird haters that had nothing better to do than complain about the local wildlife. How wrong I was. Only a few days ago I was enjoying...
If you want to nestle in with a famous person in a lovely Brighton home where would you live? Simple, Millionaires Row, also known as Celebrity Row, and the huge 1909/1910 built art deco beachfront properties that make a two bedroom mid terrace seem petite. Lured by the stunning...
You’d be surprised how many well-known faces you might bump into in our colourful coastal town, check out who they might be: 1. David Gilmore Guitar god and musical titan from the worldwide famous band Pink Floyd supposedly has a place on the seafront. 2. Cate Blanchett The Oscar winning actress for the...
This week, for our Humans of Brighton feature, I met up for a chat with Phillip. If you live in Brighton, chances are you will have seen Phillip walking around the city or in his usual spot on the steps at the back of The Ivy. He is hard...
The Ben Sherman shirt has a firm place within British popular culture - in Shane Meadows' iconic 'This Is England', the characters adopt the brand as part of their unofficial uniform.   For this week's edition of Driving Through The Past we're looking further into the life of Ben Sherman (born...
Boys love their toys, it’s a well-known fact. Okay, so the stereotype isn’t necessarily true in all cases, however the majority of us discover enjoyment through technology, setting free our imagination with the use of crazy inventions and the latest gizmos fresh on the market. Admittedly, we’re not the most...
All Brighton residents know that the city is the epitome of weird and wonderful - you can't go two steps without witnessing another example of how incredibly bonkers it is. One smart person decided to not let any of Brighton's curiosities go unseen, and hence the 'Keep Brighton Weird' Facebook...
Brighton is home to many things. Wonderful independent shops, a football team with a very loyal fanbase, an abundance of vegan and vegetarian restaurants and a small, unknown chocolate shop called ChoccyWoccyDooDah. I am of course joking when I say unknown, the chocolate shop has gained worldwide fame after...
It is not rare to find people within our city that are willing to go the extra mile to put others first. However, independent cafe owner, Hayden, from The Coffee Counter Brighton, is an exceptional example of the very best of Brighton people. Despite normally being closed on Monday afternoons,...