Road trip through Northern Spain…. Part one

No, we were not doing the Camino to Santiago de Compostella, though at times it felt like it, there were so many pilgrims everywhere.  We did a road trip through Northern Spain, with the car,…

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Hastings Jack-in-the-Green with the WI – again!

Another year has passed,  the sixth year of our WI vintage refreshment room upstairs at the Jenny Lind on the day of the Hastings Jack-in-the- Green parade. Needless to say, our tireless WI women did…

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Poetry and song with Hastings Battleaxe

Earlier this week I was one  of a group of poets participating in a poetry and song event at The Beacon, on the West Hill, part of  ‘The Challenge of Change’, a series of events…

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Hastings Big Wheel – Battleaxe recommends, and other Granny things…

Well, our Pier may be a bummer, but now we have a Hastings Big Wheel. Well, perhaps not that big – not like the one they had in Brighton, or the London Eye.  But it…

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A tale of three places – Paignton, Poundbury and Hastings Pier

When I last left this blog I was still in holiday mode. Well, that’s long past, but there is still space to look back on three contrasting experiences – a visit to Paignton, taking in…

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