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    I am of an age – 70 next March – when inevitably one tends to look more back than forward. I’m the early 1980s I worked for a South African company with an [...]
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    No doubt about it – this has been Brighton HAFC ‘s most successful season in our history finishing sixth and qualifying for the Europa League. The achievement is all [...]
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    Comedian Frankie Howerd traditionally used to gain a titter of laughter – often just after he’d shared a conspiratorial juicy and/or vicious put-down of a fellow [...]
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Sussex Sharks lose again and the state of the T20

by Ivan Conway in Blogs

Sussex Sharks lost their third successive victory on Sunday afternoon after an encouraging victory at the Oval 10 days ago. Though this dismal run is of great concern to [...]

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Restaurant Reviews

  • A la Colthard/Boccaccio and la Colombe d’Or

    April 14, 2023 // 0 Comments

    The past few days I have visited two of my favourite restaurants: Boccacio in the centre of Nice (rue Masséna) and la Colombe d’or in St. Paul de Vence, a 30 minute drive [...]

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  • Looking back…

    June 4, 2023 // 0 Comments

    I am of an age – 70 next March – when inevitably one tends to look more back than forward. I’m the early 1980s I worked for a South African company with an [...]

Men

  • The Age of Innocence/Edith Wharton

    May 25, 2023 // 0 Comments

    Having enjoyed The Reef I moved onto Edith Wharton’s best-known work The Age of Innocence. Published in 1920 when she was 58 it won her the Pulitzer prize , the first woman [...]

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  • Mephisto (1981)

    May 11, 2023 // 0 Comments

    This Hungarian/German production, directed by Istvan Szabo and based on a novel by Klaus Mann, launched the international film career of Klaus Maria Brandauer who was later [...]

Women

  • The Age of Innocence/Edith Wharton

    May 25, 2023 // 0 Comments

    Having enjoyed The Reef I moved onto Edith Wharton’s best-known work The Age of Innocence. Published in 1920 when she was 58 it won her the Pulitzer prize , the first woman [...]

Restaurant reviews

  • A la Colthard/Boccaccio and la Colombe d’Or

    April 14, 2023 // 0 Comments

    The past few days I have visited two of my favourite restaurants: Boccacio in the centre of Nice (rue Masséna) and la Colombe d’or in St. Paul de Vence, a 30 minute drive [...]