Return to Sorrento De De De De Deee Da etc

Dee..d aaaa….Torna a Surriento.Well, we did, six years after our first visit. That song was composed on the terrace of our hotel, the Tramontano. It is hard to sit in a restaurant in the town… View Post

Jerwood Gallery prices – a survey, Zumba and…Italy

Firstly, Jerwood prices.  Was motivated to write this because of a very sensible letter in this week’s Observer, saying that the Jerwood’s membership prices were too high.  The admission prices have always felt too high… View Post

Coastal Currents Arts – and good Hastings walk

Another enormously long walk last weekend – something I really like about Hastings is how you can go on such interesting walks, so many of which are off the road via twittens, through woods etc. … View Post

Hastings Recycling – Not good enough

Well, it is high time Battleaxe had a rant! Here in Hastings, a new household waste recycling tip has just opened at Freshfields, replacing the interesting but somewhat smelly and third world set-up we had… View Post

Beauties of Beachy Head – and supernatural ponderings

Isn’t the weather fabulous? Just right for Beachy Head Bill, a friend from Brum, came to stay earlier in the week and we had a lovely day at Beachy Head – no putting feet down… View Post