Walking round Moseley…New Year’s Eve…. Blogoversary,

We just got back from a stay in Birmingham visiting friends and family.  It meant I missed my seventh Blogoversary, which was yesterday, and it is now New Year’s Eve. I thought I’d do a…

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Happy Winter Solstice, Christmas or whatever… and changes afoot…

Today is the Winter Solstice, the shortest day of the year. The ancients thought the sun stopped briefly at this point and indeed, it takes a couple of days for us to measure that the…

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Hastings Battleaxe’s blood pressure rises…

Yes, my actual blood pressure is rising. I had to go down to the doctor earlier in this week. ‘Are you stressed about anything?’ he enquired, after prescribing stronger medication. ‘Well, yes,’ I replied, ‘Christmas,…

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Hastings Battleaxe goes to Florence

We had a lovely few days. If anyone fancies Florence, my advice would be to go at this time of year. Yes, the weather is pretty much like the UK, so a bit risky, but…

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Philosopher is a winner

Well, we know Philosopher is a winner anyway, but have just done an article for the Hastings Observer on behalf of the WEA (Workers’ Educational Association) about his winning ways, so thought a Hastings Battleaxe…

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