Petty Differences

By Stephen Grant I’ve always been fascinated in the mentality of what makes the human race want to have pets. Certainly, it can’t be part of our animalistic DNA; no other animal seems to harbour the desire to ...

Tortilla’s Top Ten Truths

Brighton's Tortilla restaurant have bought the taste of California to the city centre and Anya Zervudachi finds out their top ten truths to burrito making and more. What is a Burrito? A burrito is a Northern ...

Master of the Macaron

By Anya Zervudachi I must admit, it certainly doesn't feel too much like a hard days work as I step into Julien Plumart's Boutique Et Salon de Thé, on Duke Street in the centre of Brighton. In contrast to the striking, dark grey exterior of the boutique, I...

Billy Cowie and Silke Mansholt

By Jenni Davidson The dancers perform slow, controlled movements as if they are doing yoga or Tai Chi, while a series of spidery, childlike drawings move and flicker eerily across their bodies like living tatt...

Service with Civility

Ghyll Manor is a million miles better.  "Just forty miles from Brighton, feels like a million miles away," declared the advertisment. The first half of the statement was certainly accurate. The journey to Rusp...

In To Milan

Why not start as you mean to go on and treat yourself, with a shopping trip to Milan. Words by Igor Srzic What I most love about Milan is that even though it offers many entertainment,fashion and cultural opportunities,it is neither too hectic nor too big – a...

Mr Otto’s Lasting Legacy

Word by Mike Holland It seems incredulous in this day and age that anyone would dare knock up a larger than life size statue of our current monarch and stick it in their front garden. Yet that is pretty much w...

Flavour of the Lanes

  Classy settings in a fabulous pub, with plenty of character. A stone throw from Brighton Beach. Range of packages available. The Greene Room’s plush surroundings and quirky layout lends itself perfectl...

Take a Hike

By Zoe Lyons I think it must be a result of my advancing years but more and more I find pleasure in less and less. That is not a morose statement you understand, I am not suggesting that I struggle to find the joy in anything but rather the things that I find...

Brighton Tattoo Convention

The Brighton Tattoo Convention is taking over Valentine’s weekend this February as it returns to Southern England’s largest exhibition centre, the Hilton Brighton Metropole. Established in 2008, The Brighton T...

Pensions

Employers need to install pension models that are fit for purpose Scientists reckon the first person who will live to 150 has already been born. Currently, on average, a man lives to 86 and a woman to 88 if th...

Inside the Chamber

Some inspiration for your business We all need some inspiration for how to run our business.  Whether that's getting new ideas, learning what not to do do, or seeing how someone else has developed their career or business, there's something very special about...