Hastings Battleaxe gets to Unravel at the Barbican.

Unravel, The Power and Politics of Textiles in Art, to give the exhibition its full title. Went up to London with friend Jan, who leads on our WI’s craft activities. I am not, by and…

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An uplifting trip to the RNLI College in Poole

On our way back from Cornwall last week I had planned a surprise for Philosopher – a night at the RNLI College in Poole, which as well as being a training facility is set up…

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Hastings Battleaxe’s annual trip to Cornwall

Our annual trip, with old Brummie friends. I guess ‘old’ is about the size of it now – we are all clocking up the years. Down to Penzance with an overnight stop with yet another…

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Hastings Battleaxe is back on form!

Phew, about time. Back on form and even visitng some new places. Last week we went with friends for the first time to newish restaurant Bayte, in Kings Road St Leonards, had a rather chilly…

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Hastings Battleaxe goes to the Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition (HIPCC) finals

Were was I last time? Still poorly, I think. Well, am finally getting over it, and my first proper outings were to the above, held over two nights at the White Rock Theatre. Philosopher has…

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