Tag Archives: Hove

Searching For Old Friends – Deborah and Marilyn Simms

Looking through my old photographs I have found some of old friends that I would love to make contact with again. Two of these are sisters Deborah and Marilyn Simms. They used to live in Suffolk Street, Hove and their … Continue reading

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A Seaside Door

Today’s door is 5 Marine Avenue where we lived from 1986 for about 20 years. At the back of the house is a lovely park, and at the bottom of the road is the seaside. It was a lovely place … Continue reading

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A Peaceful Day in Brighton and Hove

In my last post I showed you this photograph, and left you wondering where it was taken. I have some more photographs taken on the same day, which shows the Dinnis and Cleeve families having a lovely day out together. … Continue reading

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Learning to Ride My Bicycle

It took me a long time and many tumbles before I mastered the art of riding my bicycle. Once I got the hang of it I really enjoyed cycling round the local streets in Woodingdean and going further afield with … Continue reading

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Summer Picnics

Looking back at my photographs it seems my family enjoyed picnics more than I remembered. There’s something very nice about getting together with family and sitting in a park, eating and drinking. One of my first picnics was in St … Continue reading

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Hove Lagoon (part 3)

Today we are taking a final look at Hove Lagoon and I wanted to write about the model boat club, and also to tie up some loose ends and give an idea of what the park is like today. Hove Lagoon … Continue reading

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Hove Lagoon (part 2)

Yesterday I wrote about the site of Hove Lagoon, and the building of it in the 1920s. Today I will look back on my own childhood memories of this lovely park. I remember going to Hove Lagoon park when I was … Continue reading

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Hove Lagoon (part 1)

There is a lovely play park in Hove, right next to the beach, called Hove Lagoon. I remember going there as a child, and later taking my children along when we lived really close to it. I assumed it had always … Continue reading

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Brighton & Hove Parks – Wish Park

Wish Park (also called Aldrington Recreation Ground and Marine Park) has lots of special memories for me.  We lived in a house that backed onto this lovely park when my children were small, this was the view from my daughter’s bedroom (this … Continue reading

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Who used to live in my house?

If you have an interest in certain parts of Brighton and Hove in East Sussex, you may be interested in the great website http://www.mhms.org.uk My House My Street is a database of street histories.  There are only a few streets … Continue reading

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