Nobody Puts Kate in the Corner – A Weekend in Brighton with Ibis Hotels

  I was invited down to Brighton a couple of weekends ago by Ibis Hotels – a hotel chain I have heard of, but never stayed with, so I was keen to see what they had to offer. The clincher, however, was that we would be VIP of Brightons Big Screen, who were showing Dirty […]

Road Trip to Brighton – Fedoras & Casablancas

Where was I?  Oh right.  The dodgy bar in Brighton with the knocking shop upstairs. So … was the next place any better? YES! Praise the Lord. We arrived at The Mesmerist desperately wanting our faith to be restored.  And it was. Billed as an ‘absinthe inspired wonderland of the weird and burlesque,’ The Mesmerist […]

Road Trip to Brighton – Jagerbombs & Pimps

I’m not going to name names and say what the ropey bars were called.  Suffice to say, I lost my Jagerbomb virginity in that first club *looks wistful.* I love people watching, especially if I’m in a new place – people just seem to be so much weirder.  This first club (we’ll call it … […]

Road Trip to Brighton – Ghosts & Nightcrawlers

As I was saying … we scrubbed up alright (see above) – ignore the fact I’m wearing a nightshirt, k? I’ve known my BFF for … well … ever (clue’s in the title,) and we’ve done the whole clubbing scene before … a few years ago in fact, when I was (cough) 22. Part of […]

Road Trip to Brighton – Sticky Carpets & Ladyboys

As many of you may have seen from the drunken Tweeting, I was in Brighton two weeks ago, courtesy of a competition I won run by Living Social. My prize was a romantic overnight stay in a hotel.  Ummm.  OK then.  Not the greatest of timing but I thought I’d take my BFF instead.  We […]