A slice of a manor house near Arundel, built from already old bricks in 1640. The house was seconded by the Royal Navy from 1940 to 1947 then sold to a local builder who divided it into four individual homes, each with its own entrance and gardens. I’ve written 40 books here. Two previous occupants, Logan Pearsall Smith and Geoffrey Moss, wrote 20 more – and better ones – between them!
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Dean Edwards’ new cookbook features delectable recipes that you can slow cook or stick in the oven. Here’s a selection of the best
Not simply functional, treat your walls like an extension of your personality
ON THE FRONT FOOT
The rugby legend took the reins at Sussex County Cricket Club in 2017, rekindling his love for a sport that first won his heart on the village cricket fields of North Yorkshire
In the 1980s, Christine and Jennifer Binnie partied with Boy George and Marilyn and bared all as performance art collective The Neo-Naturists. Now they are working together to gain the recognition they feel they deserve
Astronaut Tim Peake has come a long way since growing up in Westbourne and attending Chichester High School for Boys: 248 miles above Earth, to be precise. But, he says, life on the International Space Station has a lot in common with family caravanning holidays
Lewes’ most famous resident Thomas Paine may be the greatest propagandist who ever lived. But how did a humble customs and excise officer ignite the touchpaper for revolution in not one but two countries?
17 exciting things to do this month in East and West Sussex
All in a day's work
Meet Tim Dummer, who has helped keep Midhurst’s Cowdray Estate shipshape for an impressive five decades
My favourite Sussex
Bruce Fogle is an author and a vet with a practice in London who has lived in West Sussex with his wife, the actress Julia Foster, since 1989. He recently became president of RSPCA Mount Noddy near Chichester
10 OF THE BEST Meat-free restaurants in Brighton and Hove
Brighton is often rated one of the most vegan-friendly cities in the UK. What these restaurants prove is that plant-based food doesn’t have to be puritanical – at all of these places you’ll find big flavours and a desire to push the envelope
PROTECTING A MONSTER
AS ACCUSATIONS OF ABUSE MOUNT AGAINST POWERFUL HOLLYWOOD PRODUCER SCOTT RUDIN, A-LISTERS ARE UNDER FIRE FOR NOT TAKING STAND.
LORD OF CHAOS
How XCOM’s JULIAN GOLLOP improved on the board games he loved
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The tech elite’s favorite pop intellectual.
George & Julia JUGGLE JEALOUSY!
Marriages feel strain as old pals reunite to play husband & wife- SOURCES
JULIA'S TRIAL SEPARATION
Leaving hubby after endless bickering and he’s delighted
Amazon Halo: Shines as Activity and Sleep Tracker
Lots of fitness trackers can measure your calories burned, heart rate, and steps. With the Halo, Amazon wants to give you greater visibility into your overall health, along with actionable insights to help improve it. The Halo does an excellent job of monitoring your activity and sleep, and its companion app gives you access to a wide range of workouts and wellness programs. In addition, the Halo can analyze the tone of your voice to tell you how you sound to other people and measure your body-fat percentage based on images taken with its app. These two features are a bit gimmicky, but the Halo band is otherwise useful when you’re looking to move more and improve your shut-eye.
JULIA'S SAD SISTER ACT
Suicide sib’s fiancé accuses Roberts of ‘gaslighting’
A Teacher's Lifesaving Call
In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Julia Koch began what was only her second year as a first-grade teacher in a virtual classroom at Edgewood Elementary School in Muskegon Heights, Michigan. One September afternoon a few weeks into the school year, she received a call from Cynthia Phillips, who was having technical difficulties with her granddaughter’s tools for online learning.
TALK, HEAR, DOUBT YOUR DOUBTS
Loved ones who have passed away can still whisper wisdom to you. JULIA CAMERON explains how she learned to connect with the world beyond.
The World We Share
As 2021 arrives, RJD Gallery curated an exhibition that helps define inner feelings and the current times. The show, titled The World We Share, will feature artwork from artists such as Geoffrey Laurence, Julia Chen, Matt R. Martin, Salvatore Alessi, Margaret Bowland and Frank Oriti.