• When I moved to Brighton from London in 1995, I was struck by what I thought of as its townliness. A town, it seemed to me, was that perfect place to live, neither city nor country, both of which like to think they are light years apart but actually have a great deal in common.

    Julie Burchill, Daniel Raven (2007). “Made in Brighton: From the Grand to the Gutter: Modern Britain as Seen from Beside the Sea”, Virgin Books Limited