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Jo Wadsworth - best of Brighton's blogs

Spam picnic anyone?

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Posted on 11:43am Tuesday 18th March 2014

Yesterday morning, something very boring and slightly irritating happened - hundreds of Brighton people were sent an email by a web designer punting for work - myself included. 

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Sad tale of what might have been for Stanmer Park

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Posted on 5:30am Wednesday 26th February 2014

One of the best and boldest decisions Brighton Council ever made was to buy the Stanmer estate after the Second World War for a knock-down price.

Jo Wadsworth - best of Brighton's blogs

Memories of The Level

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Posted on 2:39pm Tuesday 25th February 2014

I stumbled across this wonderful video of the People's History of the Level via the equally wonderful Brighton Bits blog. 

Jo Wadsworth - best of Brighton's blogs

Fleur's floral frock masterclass and Myfanwy's day in cartoons

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Posted on 4:43pm Monday 3rd February 2014

Sometimes when I'm reading my Brighton blog reader I feel weirdly voyeuristic, as some of the posts are very personal and yet I've never met the people involved. 

Jo Wadsworth - best of Brighton's blogs

Hello again! My blog resurfaces with this lovely musing on how powerful your local councillor actually is

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Posted on 12:19pm Monday 27th January 2014

Good morning, and hello strangers - I am ressurecting my blog of the best of Brighton and Hove blogosphere. 

Dayvid Ryan

Lord of the Rings: War in the North

Posted on 1:30pm Monday 23rd January 2012

Games reviewer Dayvid Ryan takes a look at the computer game version of Lord of the Rings

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Sit down for an ultimate gaming experience

Posted on 4:53pm Friday 6th January 2012

Dayvid Ryan takes a look at three affordable gaming chairs to deliver that ultimate gaming experience

Dayvid Ryan

Forza 4 – the drive of a lifetime

Posted on 2:38pm Tuesday 20th December 2011

Games reviewer Dayvid Ryan experiences the drive of a lifetime with Forza 4

Dayvid Ryan

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3

Posted on 1:13pm Friday 16th December 2011

Games reviewer Dayvid Ryan shares his view of Activision's latest hit, the third installment of the Call of Duty series of first person shooter games.

Jo Wadsworth - best of Brighton's blogs

Raising rubbish issues on YouTube

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Posted on 4:33pm Friday 13th November 2009

The backlog of rubbish from the bin strike is now beginning to be cleared up, but the issues it's raised are far from resolved.

Jo Wadsworth - best of Brighton's blogs

Brighton's political blogs - a round-up

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Posted on 5:23pm Wednesday 4th November 2009

Great round-up here from the Brighton Politics Blog of other political blogs in Brighton and Hove.

Jo Wadsworth - best of Brighton's blogs

Robot pumpkin-based oh noes!

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Posted on 5:07pm Tuesday 3rd November 2009

The cruel amongst you will no doubt be sniggering at this picture of a pumpkin impaled on a railing. Well, shame on you, say I!

Jo Wadsworth - best of Brighton's blogs

Dirty messages

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Posted on 4:27pm Tuesday 3rd November 2009

I may be easily amused, but I've always liked the silly messages people scrawl into the grime on dirty cars and vans.

Jo Wadsworth - best of Brighton's blogs

Bizarre dining

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Posted on 6:00pm Monday 2nd November 2009

Nothing to do with Brighton, but pretty cool nonetheless - this round up of bizarre restaurants from the Graphic Foodie blog left me gaping.

Jo Wadsworth - best of Brighton's blogs

What would you ask Paul McCartney?

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Posted on 1:26pm Monday 26th October 2009

A very funny meme has started on Twitter today, with the discovery that former Beatle (and more famously, Peasemarsh resident) Paul McCartney is now tweeting.

Jo Wadsworth - best of Brighton's blogs

Harmonising there and their

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Posted on 4:37pm Wednesday 21st October 2009

If you're pernickety about language, spare a moment to read this hilarious account of a clash between a client and a copywriter on Kay Sexton's Writing Neuroses blog.

Jo Wadsworth - best of Brighton's blogs

Brighton's belligerent Pagan locals

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Posted on 5:14pm Tuesday 20th October 2009

A quick one - Dan Wilson's take on why Brighton is Godless, in response to our story about the new vicar of St Peter's Church, Archie Coates, saying he wanted to transform Britain's "most Godless city" is well worth a read.

Jo Wadsworth - best of Brighton's blogs

Digital vs film - what takes a better picture?

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Posted on 5:00pm Tuesday 20th October 2009

There's an interesting discussion here on the Brighton Flickr group about whether using a digital camera makes you a worse photographer.

Jo Wadsworth - best of Brighton's blogs

Brighton's existentialist chalkboard

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Posted on 4:20pm Friday 16th October 2009

When Jeremy Keith, aka @adactio, first noticed the funny jottings on what he dubs Brighton's "existentialist chalkboard" two years ago, he started taking pictures and compiling them into a Flickr album.

Jo Wadsworth - best of Brighton's blogs

Spot the difference for font geeks

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Posted on 11:08am Friday 2nd October 2009

A bit of Friday fun for those with an obsessive interest in typography.

Jo Wadsworth - best of Brighton's blogs

Labour Party Conference delegates chill out with Brighton video

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Posted on 11:54am Thursday 1st October 2009

This isn't really from a blog, but it's pretty cool, and it's been uploaded to YouTube, so I'm going to let it through.

Jo Wadsworth - best of Brighton's blogs

Helping Item find stuff to draw

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Posted on 2:26pm Thursday 17th September 2009

This has to be the most charming thing I’ve seen all week.

Jo Wadsworth - best of Brighton's blogs

Lola Bones

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Posted on 7:00pm Wednesday 16th September 2009

Today is Take You Dog to Work day, and being canineless I'm feeling left out, so I thought I would virtually take Brighton's blogging bowwow Lola Bones to the Argus site instead.

Jo Wadsworth - best of Brighton's blogs

Brighton's shadowy chalk mysteries

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Posted on 6:15pm Wednesday 26th August 2009

A series of mysterious chalky shadow pictures have been spotted by Brighton blogger Sara, who has posted them on her blog, Thee Nook.

Jo Wadsworth - best of Brighton's blogs

Twago's mission to document Brighton's travel habits

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Posted on 2:29pm Tuesday 18th August 2009

How do you travel around the city? Do you have any strong feelings about your daily commute? And are there any funny stories you'd like to share on the way?

Jo Wadsworth - best of Brighton's blogs

Running in the family

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Posted on 3:51pm Wednesday 12th August 2009

Regular readers of The Argus will recall Chloe the water-loving cat, whose delight at being washed touched hearts across the world.

Jo Wadsworth, web editor

Argus comments - an explanation

Posted on 12:33pm Wednesday 12th August 2009

Today, New Media Age reports that the Daily Mail is to stop actively moderating reader comments - and by coincidence, one of our commenters, John Steed, has also asked us to clarify aspects of our policy, which is similar, so this seems like a good opportunity to blog about how we deal with comments on our site.

Jo Wadsworth - best of Brighton's blogs

Blogosphere's reaction to the Goldsmid by-election

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Posted on 1:37pm Friday 24th July 2009

Last night's result in the nail-biting Goldsmid by-election has, predictably, been the main topic of conversation on my barometer of Brighton and Hove's blogosphere, i.e. my Twitter followers.

Jo Wadsworth - best of Brighton's blogs

The media diary of Dan, aged 31 and 8 months

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Posted on 2:33pm Monday 20th July 2009

Here's a couple of Brighton blogs which have caught my eye today, one which made me chuckle, and one which made me think (not quite as unusual as my critics might think).

Jo Wadsworth - best of Brighton's blogs

Help Benji with his Brighton Twitrip

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Posted on 2:33pm Monday 13th July 2009

How well do you know Brighton? If you're one of the thousands of Brightonians now using Twitter, then now's your chance to show off your local knowledge.

Jo Wadsworth - best of Brighton's blogs

Architectural ammunition and nude Brighton cyclists

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Posted on 5:44pm Monday 15th June 2009

Brighton’s blogosphere is one of the most vibrant and diverse in the country. The range of subjects covered includes popular topics like politics, food and running, and also runs to the more whimsical, niche and downright cryptic.

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