Giants


Earlier this year I took a bit of a trip down memory lane and somehow ended up in the Sussex village of Brede. Now Brede is just a couple of miles up the road from my home in Westfield, another Sussex village. My mates and I used to take off on our bikes, with our… Continue reading Giants

Westfield Police House | East Sussex | People | Places | West Sussex | Transport | Brighton | Police history | History | The Old Police Cells Museum


After a recent conversation with a friend, during which she said how she and her mum had been looking at her childhood home using the Google street view application, I thought I would have a nose around myself. I thought I would share some of the memories stirred up by my nosing. My dad was… Continue reading Westfield Police House | East Sussex | People | Places | West Sussex | Transport | Brighton | Police history | History | The Old Police Cells Museum

Egg mystery is a web cracker


When I was about seven, my dad was the village bobby in Westfield, East Sussex. The police station was a small flat-roofed extension on the side of the house in which we made our home. What made this house interesting was the garden which was well over 100 feet long. A huge space which my… Continue reading Egg mystery is a web cracker

Mindless Vandalism


Another example of the mindless perpetrating the unbelievable against the defenseless. Vandals trashed the South Street centre by breaking furniture, smashing crockery and throwing soil from plants over the floor. They made holes in the walls, broke windows and pulled things from shelves. I can never understand the mentality of the people who carry out… Continue reading Mindless Vandalism