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    Make first steps or improve your skills at fun Sew In Brighton classes

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    30 of the best day and stay cookery courses to tantalise your tastebuds (and impress your dinner guests).

  • Yoga: a beginner’s guide

    I’ve practised yoga for years in different styles and locations and with different teachers – from the hippy sort who played floaty music and left us poems to pick up after class to the strict workout-style yogi who took us through fast flows and yelled “you are not lying on the beach!” if she felt […]

  • Design your own ring

    Newly engaged? Got a dream wedding band in your head? Here's how to get your ideas turned into sparkling reality!

    • National Retreats and Courses

      Start tackling those new year's resolutions! From yoga courses to writing retreats, we've a host of suggestions for residential and day courses across Southern England

    • Books for back to work blues

      Summer hols over and you're sitting at your desk dreaming of greener grass? We're here to help with five ace new self-help books

      • Sunday indulgence at Lewes Short Story Club

        We and our American cousins have plenty of cultural clashes, not least over what we believe constitutes both chips and irony. There is one point of difference however that has always baffled me. The short story is a well respected form in the States, penned by big names like Raymond Carver, Edgar Allen Poe, F. Scott Fitzgerald […]

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