Lifestyle

Lifestyle

15 easy garden makeover hacks

Sprucing up your garden for spring doesn’t have to cost a fortune with these quick and easy makeover hacks.

Lifestyle
SUS-180803-111132001

National Tea Day: The Sussex tea company given the thumbs up by Selfridges

To mark the national tea days this month Laura Cartledge shares a cuppa with Sussex-based business Hoogly Tea.

Whats on
One of the best known features on Dorset's Jurassic Coast is Durdle Door.

Discovering Thomas Hardy’s fictional county of Wessex

I’ve been an unashamed fan of Victorian author Thomas Hardy after falling in love with actress Julie Christie as an impressionable teenager after she starred in the 1960s film, Far From The Madding Crowd.

Lifestyle
Couples sought to take part in Come Dine With Me

Couples sought to take part in Come Dine With Me

Hit television show Come Dine With Me is looking for couples to take part in its new series.
Whats on
Actress Gwyneth Powell with Paul Simpson, left, and Mark Ranger

When Mrs McClusky from Grange Hill enjoyed the fayre

Many of the children of 1990 knew Gwyneth Powell as headteacher Mrs McCluskey, from the TV series Grange Hill.

Lifestyle
Leading Airman George Harry Martin (d1944) and Sergeant Pilot Derek Trend Ratcliffe (d1941)

RAF cadets remember fallen of Second World War

Cadets and parents of RAF 172 Squadron, based at the drill centre in Eastern Road, Haywards Heath, attended an RAF Centenary Remembrance event on April 3.

Lifestyle
Malbec in all its colours

RICHARD ESLING: Malbec needs just the right conditions

‘Bordeaux inhabitant finds new home in South America.’ This could have been a headline in the mid 19th century when people from many European countries were flocking to the New World to take advantage of the opportunities there.

Opinion

Sussex man wins MasterChef 2018

Sussex bank manager and father of two, Kenny Tutt, 36, has been crowned MasterChef 2018 Champion, it was announced tonight, becoming the 14th amateur cook to claim the title.

News

Sussex’s MasterChef contestant: ‘My heart just dropped’

I don’t think I was the only one who shouted at the TV ‘you’ve forgotten your cauliflower’ as I watched MasterChef last night. And surely I was not the only one who cried ‘nooooo’ when his pudding collapsed or the one who punched the air with glee when he made it through to the final three.

News
An example of what I look for when it comes to good quality wine

RICHARD ESLING: Vigilant inspectors control the authenticity of wine

Regrettably, criminal elements are present in all industries at one time or another and the wine industry is by no means exempt from this phenomenon.

Opinion
Smoked salmon and prawn rillette

TONY STAPLES: Spring it on with a light fish starter

This pretty dish is guaranteed to entice you out of hibernation, says Tony Staples, executive head chef of the Arora Hotel in Crawley.

Opinion

Sussex’s MasterChef finalist: ‘I did lose about a stone out in Peru’

From 25,000 entries to the final four – Sussex bank manager Kenny Tutt is in touching distance to the MasterChef final.

News

Sussex’s MasterChef finalist: “It does not feel real until you see it on TV”

Sussex dad-of-two Kenny Tutt can now say he is a MasterChef finalist and tonight we will know if he makes it into the last four.

News

Sussex’s BBC MasterChef contestant one step closer to the final

Can Kenny Tutt get to the final? The Sussex bank manager is certainly looking like a strong contender if his performance on last night’s show is anything to go by.

News

Sussex’s BBC MasterChef semi-finalist on his success so far

When Kenny Tutt first applied to go on MasterChef little did he imagine he would do so well.

News
Rachel Scanlan from Blooming Good Nursery Ltd at last year's show

There’s fun for everyone at The Garden Show at Firle Place

The Garden Show at Firle Place, near Lewes, runs from April 20-22 (10am-5pm daily).

Lifestyle
Andy Heggadon (left) and a wine waiter preparing the wines

RICHARD ESLING: Arundel Wine Society celebrates fifth birthday

As the world of wine seemingly gets more complex and confusing day by day, particularly in this country which imports wine from every conceivable wine producing region of the planet, wine education of one sort or another is becoming ever more popular.

Opinion
Sancerre from Domaine Michel Thomas

RICHARD ESLING: Try the elegant wines of Sancerre this Easter

The Christmas festivities are now but a fading memory, we’ve done battle with the ‘Beast from the East’, the daffodils are well and truly out and the buds are beginning to burst

Opinion
Pan-fried trout fillet and scallop with passion fruit fish velout� and rustic potatoes

DAVID WOODS: Celebrate with some great fish this Good Friday

Kickstart the Easter weekend with a mouth-watering fish dish and a sauce that will surprise you, says David Woods, executive head chef of the Sofitel London Gatwick Hotel.

Opinion

Gallery: Your top vegan/vegetarian food outlets in West Sussex

Both vegetarianism and veganism have grown in popularity.

Whats on
Load more