Days Out in London - What I learnt at the RHS Hampton Court Flower Show

It was my first trip to the RHS Hampton Court Flower Show and I knew that it was going to big, but I wasn't quite prepared for just how big.

Days Out in London, RHS Hampton Court Flower Show 2016, photos by modern bric a brac


Foodie Friday - What Makes Isaac_At So Great

It was as if summer had arrived at last. The night we went to dine at Isaac's, summer light came streaming through large glass windows and glimpses of full-leafed trees in the distance made it feel as if summer had come to stay.

Isaac_at fine dining in Brighton, photo by Modern Bric a Brac


Days Out in London - Football Auction and the Bobby Moore Lounge

I bring you news that English football fans will love of a 1966 World Cup pop-up bar and an auction of unique memorabilia from the winning England football team.

Bobby Moore auction and bar in London, photo by Modern Bric a Brac

Days Out in Brighton - The Brighton Pavilion by Madame Gilflurt

Today I am absolutely delighted to introduce to you writer Catherine Curzon, aka Madame Gilflurt. Catherine's eighteenth century blog tells the stories behind the famous and celebrated from that period, bringing them back to life along with all their terrors, scandal, intrigue and eccentricities. It's brilliant.

Days out in Brighton, Brighton Pavilion, Modern Bric a Brac


Foodie Friday - Getting my Wriggle on at Los Amigos

It's always good to give you more than one top tip in my foodie blog posts and this time I have two great food experiences to share. One relates to a Mexican restaurant I've found and the other to a new way of helping people discover great independent places to eat.

Best Mexican restaurant in Hove, photo by Modern Bric a Brac

Foodie Friday - Trying out the Brighton Food Tour

If you want to jump on the current zeitgeist, then I suggest you find yourself a food tour and get strolling. It's the new way to discover a city you are new to or even one you know already. Expect insights, discounts, food and drink samples and a little wandering combined with a knowledgeable guide.

Days Out in Brighton a Brighton Food Tour 2016


Brighton Shop Heroes - Preloved in Fiveways

Moving away from Kemptown village for my next Brighton Shop Hero I want to introduce you to a dress agency in the very lovely Fiveways area.

Brighton Shop Heroes, Preloved in Fiveways