More than a casino

Sep

20

2013

One casino in Brighton has upped the style stakes, as Charlotte Pearson discovers. A casino conjures up images of glamour, glitz and maybe even George Clooney, if you have seen any of the Ocean’s Eleven films. But what about having a manicure? Or eating a meal and being able to enjoy sea views? Rendezvous...

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Sky’s the limit

Sep

20

2013

From hideaway hamsters to award-winning toilets, Laura Cartledge gets to know another side of Gatwick Airport. I have never been a big fan of airports. I see them like holiday purgatory – you are not away but you are not at home either. However, I’ll admit with my focus always on getting elsewhere...

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Green cleaning

Sep

15

2013

Peter Courtney-Fitch heads to Hove to speak to the couple behind the organic company Greenfrog and finds out how a ‘find’ in an Indian market transformed their life. Pictures by Liz Pearce Normally a visit from the in-laws would conjure up images of dread for most families. Having to put on a front...

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Sir Eduardo Paolozzi

Sep

12

2013

Laura Cartledge discovers why two Sussex galleries have come together to celebrate one artist – Sir Eduardo Paolozzi. What makes an artist “great” is not an easy thing to put your finger on. However in the case of Sir Eduardo Paolozzi his own story, coupled with his portfolio of works, certainly...

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A fine line

Aug

27

2013

Charlotte Pearson discovers one Hove illustrator’s love for Brighton and Hove, ceramics and biscuits. Not many people would think that a business could be started with just a few doodles. But Martha Mitchell Designs, based in Hove, was born out of a love of drawing. “I did a decorative arts degree...

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Decked out

Aug

26

2013

Charlotte Pearson heads to the beach to talk to one company about its passion for deckchairs. When you hear the word deckchair what pictures come to mind? Possibly a traditional seaside setting featuring donkeys, ice creams and a Punch and Judy show. One Portsmouth company, however, is reinventing the...

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Break from the norm

Jul

19

2013

Laura Cartledge heads to Brighton and discovers how a company has the monopoly on stylish short breaks. If ‘holiday lets’ makes you think of quiet, quaint cottages then Beatnik Breaks will make you think again. Boasting three Brighton regency houses, each with its own unique character, for short...

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