Modern Bric a Brac

Food, Days Out and Travel stories from Brighton, London and the Rest of the World

You know it's close to Christmas time when the Glow Wild winter lantern trail begins. This year it started on 21st of November and runs...
Finding the perfect moment to enjoy autumn colour can be like working out when an avocado has become perfectly ripe. Leave it too long and t...
If you love the atmosphere of a university town such as Oxford or Cambridge, then you are going to love Leiden. Hand-painted onto walls all...
MBB is changing. As my focus has shifted on to other projects I've had less and less time to write blog posts about my adventures on mod...
In December I found out about essential oils, how they benefit health, why provenance matters and why going to a workshop to make your own b...
Last Friday I travelled via cheese and wine through Europe, finding on the way a great alternative to Sancerre (and slightly cheaper). Paire...
Linked to the City of London's Festival celebrating women's contributions, the Huguenot Festival this year included a walking tour c...
There may have been rain for the first time in twelve years on Apple Day and it was the soaking-through type of rain but the day was still ...
"Light is the primary zeitgeber (time teller)" read the description of a temporary light installation that we stood to watch in th...
In the past when I'd seen pictures of Mont St Michel I had marvelled at it. Rising sharply from an isolated outcrop of granite rock, it ...
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