Author Archives: Diana in Chichester

About Diana in Chichester

Social media marketer working with small businesses, especially in the food, events, and green sectors.

Cooking from my books: part 1 in an occasional series.

Some time ago I was thinking about the number of cookbooks that food fans and keen cooks often accumulate. I’m sure I’m not alone in sticking to one or two favourites from each book and I often cook them from … Continue reading

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Georgian Food and Wine Supper Club

A guest post from Cathy Warnock (newly arrived on Twitter as @CathyWarnock!).   Following a tip from our friend Diana Morgan who found out about it via Twitter, six of us enjoyed Georgian food and wine at the Large Glass … Continue reading

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Saira Khan speaks at social media event

Last week I attended the excellent event Social Media Magic, organised by Work Your Way magazine for working mums and the Londonmums network. I’m not a mum myself but I am a social media marketer and the event looked fun … Continue reading

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Review of the Trooper Inn of Froxfield near Petersfield

I have grown to like Middle Eastern food more and more in recent years, dabbling in tagine cookery for want of any such eateries in my neck of the West Sussex woods. So when the Trooper Inn of Froxfield near … Continue reading

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Plumbles and crumbles: a case study of the power of social media in helping a community food initiative

I’m a member of Transition Chichester, part of a network of local environment groups addressing the challenges we will all face because of peak oil.  An element of this is looking at how we can increase the availability of local … Continue reading

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It IS easy being green!

Kermit the frog has a lot to answer for.  The title of his song about being a frog (“It’s not easy being green”) has been taken up by green “sceptics” who think it’s too much effort to adopt green habits, or … Continue reading

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An inspiring talk by Joy Larkcom at West Dean Gardens

At the end of February I attended an inspiring talk by Joy Larkcom at West Dean Gardens near Chichester.  Joy is the widely acknowledged guru of salad and oriental vegetable gardening and the huge range of salad leaves available nowadays, … Continue reading

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