Zippo's Circus in Brighton – with performing cats!

Last month I wrote about a visit to the little Zippo’s Circus on Hastings Pier, and  the post was picked up by Zippo’s. They said that if I wanted to see a full-scale traditional circus,… View Post

Brighton etc – Granny Battleaxe takes a trip

Granddaughter was born in Brighton, and hasn’t been back since she was six, so we went for a day trip on the train. Philosopher was working at the Jerwood, so it was just the two… View Post

La Traviata from beyond the Urals – a joy at the White Rock

Ever optimistic, we booked for La Traviata, put on by the obscure-sounding Russian State Ballet and Opera Theatre, at the White Rock. Our last couple of experiences down there have been grim, never mind trying… View Post

Biba in Brighton, Rigoletto in Hastings, strange goings-on at the De La Warr.

We went over to Brighton on the train to visit the Biba exhibition at the Museum – and to have a sunny day out.       Given that we had a flat in Brighton (or ‘Hove… View Post