Hastings Battleaxe goes to Royal Opera House Covent Garden

Would you believe that in all her life, Battleaxe has never been to the Royal Opera House? Philosopher has been many times before, but not, he told me, for 50 years… So, on Friday night…

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Poor Hastings – floods, fire, pestilence….. what’s next?

Indeed. The last few days have been very difficult for the town. As I write, much of Priory Meadow Shopping Centre is still closed due to the floods, and the main road along the seafront…

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Do new horizons beckon for Hastings Battleaxe?

I still have some primitive hope that a new year might present new horizons, even though 2023 has not started too well. Battleaxe won’t go boring on about the weather and the state of the…

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What sort of New Year will 2023 be?

January 2 already. Looking out of my study window this morning, Battleaxe can see a faint flicker of sunlight above the trees on the East Hill. The sea looks – not quite blue – but…

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Season’s Greetings from Hastings Battleaxe

I say Season’s Greetings because it is a bit too late to wish readers a Happy Christmas, and a bit early for Happy New Year. Battleaxe and Philosopher had a good Christmas, and are now…

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