Hastings Battleaxe and the Old Town/Hastings Week Poetry Competition

Last night Battleaxe, accompanied by Philosopher, went down to the Town Hall to the Presentation Evening resulting from the 2018 Hastings Week Festival.  Part of the celebrations involve a poetry competition, organised by our Deputy…

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Hastings Battleaxe doesn’t see Jeremy Corbyn…

Yes, I know it was over a week ago but people keep asking ‘why didn’t you write about going to see Jeremy Corbyn in Hastings’. Well, simple, because I never actually saw him.  Now, get…

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Hastings Battleaxe has a new identity – Welcome!

This is exciting – well, for me anyway – but perhaps I need to get out more. Hastings Battleaxe has now got its own proper, grown-up website: https://www.hastingsbattleaxe.com/ What the hell is that photo above,…

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Hastings Pier – what a mess. Our own local version of Brexit

Ok, so I said yesterday, gloomily, that I wouldn’t write about the Pier. The weather is even gloomier – but a Pier update is needed. This morning Philosopher and I went down to have a…

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Hastings Battleaxe gets gloomy at Ravenside

Just for strangers – what is Ravenside? It’s our very own local Out of Town Retail Park, those places deemed so desirable in the 1980s and 1990s. They must take some responsibility for the death…

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