You may know who this is but perhaps not! She was named the 'mother of fiction' by Virginia Woolf. She's my current obsession and even better has links with Brighton. More to follow on this inspirational woman.
Graham Greene brought out the dark side of Brighton in his cult novel. Above the pier and below the pier is how I would describe the two sides of Brighton. Greene's inspiration for the novel lie in Brighton's criminal history.
Brighton breaks down barriers. It's gay scene is reflected in the culture and colour in this wonderful city. Banksy's image of the two kissing policemen says it all and for a great insight into how we've moved on in our attitudes read 'My Policeman' by Bethan Roberts...
Brighton's roots go back further than the Regency period but it was then that the fun really started. When the flamboyant George, Prince of Wales decided to build his holiday home in the small fishing village of brighton the transformation started.