TLA Steel Band perform at the Waterfront Festival.

Sunday, 23rd June, Littlehampton Water Front Festival.

TLA Steel Band Performance at the Oyster Pond, Littlehampton.

TLA perform at the Littlehampton Watefront festival.On occasions, battling against seemingly impossible winds, TLA Steel band perform at this year’s Littlehampton Water Front Festival. Their performance was sponsored by  Coastal Cycles, Pier Road, Littlehampton.

Recently, the band has introduced a new initiative with the introduction of a an adult section who also perform alongside their younger counterparts. A brilliant initiative that shows that when it comes to music, age is no barrier.

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HMS Ranger visits Littlehampton Harbour

Sunday, 23rd June 2013 – Littlehampton Waterfront Festival.

Despite the gloomy, windy and sometimes sunny weather, Littlehampton’s Waterfront Festival  went ahead as planned thanks to the dedication and commitment of those involved including, Littlehampton Harbour Master, Billy Johnson, and his staff, the RNLI and Mr David Coppin who all worked tirelessly to ensure whatever the weather, the day was a huge success.

More pictures of the day to follow in a separate post, but this one is dedicated to HMS Ranger who made Sunday such a special day for everyone allowing the public to board her and see her inside.

She left the harbour this morning on the High Tide.

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HMS Ranger arriving in Littlehampton Harbour escorted by Blue Peter – RNLI Lifeboat.

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Dinner with Richard Branson and Aung San Suu Kyi

Last week I enjoyed two wonderful evenings dining with Richard Branson and Aung San Suu Kyi.

On Monday night I enjoyed Richard Branson’s homemade Spaghetti Bolognese and on Tuesday and wonderfully refreshing, tasty and aromatic Seafood and Tomato curry with Aung Sang Suu Kyi.

Next week I’m dining with Paul Mc Cartney and Mia Farrow.

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The Cookbook that ‘shares our common humanity‘ is brilliant uplifting book from the WfWI- the Women for Women International – an international charity that works with socially excluded women in eight countries where war and conflict have devastated lives and communities.

This wonderful recipe books brings you the most amazing recipes of everyday food from around the world. A great big hard cover book that’s as fun to browse through as it it to cook from, I really can’t recommend it highly enough.

This great charity needs your help now. Buy the book, become a sponsor and or make a donation.

In fact, there are lots of ways helping and getting involved with this worthwhile charity from volunteering to taking part in next October’s Sponsored Runs. To find out more, and buy your copy of the book, visit the WfWI Website.

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