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When can we take the plunge again?

A debate has been raging among sea swimmers as to whether it is permissible to take a swim in the sea as part of lockdown ‘exercise’. In view of warnings from the RNLI that resources to help people in trouble in the sea were much more limited as a result of the pandemic, many, or even most, decided that even with ‘social distancing’, swimming was a no no, writes Chris Cormack, 

Posted 12:46 Wednesday, May 13, 2020 In: Lifestyle Tags: RNLI UK Lifeguard Solidarity Group

Dance, drumming and meditation workshops starting soon in Hastings

A series of workshops led by Laurie Temple will take place every Thursday from 10 October at The Beacon, 67-68 St Mary’s Terrace, Hastings. Entitled The Joy of Life, the workshops contain a variety of exercises, from both East and West, that aim to quieten the mind and help to connect peacefully and creatively with the present moment. Paul Way-Rider reports.

Posted 10:48 Tuesday, Sep 24, 2019 In: Lifestyle Tags: dance Laurie Temple meditation workshop

Is veganism the new normal?

With veganism on the rise, HOT sent along special correspondent Shelley Feldman – co-proprietor of the late lamented vegan cake shop 1066 Cake Stand – to check out the Brighton edition of VegFest, the UK’s biggest vegan festival.

Posted 16:08 Monday, Apr 8, 2019 In: Lifestyle Tags: Sea Shepherds Shelley Feldman Sv3rige Tim Barford VegFest VeggiePets Yaoh
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