The creeping Starbuckifiction of Sussex

The new Starbucks in worthing town centre
The new Starbucks in worthing town centre

This part of Sussex has long been a bit of a Starbucks dead zone. You had to either head along the coast to Brighton, or up to the out-of-town-ish Holmbush Centre for the Starbucks in the Next branch up there.

Well, the creeping Starbuckification of every high street continues, as Starbucks has now arrived in Worthing town centre. It was approved late last year, and opened last week:

Capturing a Summer’s moment by the Thames

I'm having one of those days, looking forward to a free hour or so, sandwiched between a day's working on a report for work, and an evening raiding with my Warcraft guild.

However, I grabbed a little time over lunch to edit and upload a little video I shot while walking along the Thames on Friday evening, on the way to meeting friends in a pub. It was a glorious, sunny, summer's evening, and it felt just wonderful to be meandering along the river amongst the rush of Friday night humanity. Here's my attempt to capture it:

 

I'm really enjoying creating these little "video photographs" of an experience, a moment in time, even if no-one else cares. 🙂

Back Garden Beauty

I spent much of this afternoon back in the Lewisham flat, straightening out the garden and generally making it ship shape and Bristol fashion, ready to catch a buyer’s eye. And, actually, it’s looking in rather good shape right now. I caught some of the lovelier bits for posterity as this will be my last spring there…

Dasiy, daisy

In the shade of the tree

Memories of Mum

The back garden

Honey suckle