Said with self-endearment by Brighton transplants, derision by Brighton haters, and never by Brighton natives. What does mean? Hipster, quirky, liberal, out there, outside the mainstream, outside the box, were some of the favourites. And then there was weird, annoying, middle-class, and in your face. Still confused? Well, if you find yourself doing Tai-Chi in denim short-shorts in the Pavilion Gardens, getting your kit off on Black Rock nudist beach, or learning fermentation at the Cowley Club, “an anarchist VEGAN social centre,” don’t be surprised if someone tells you: That’s so Brighton!