It’s getting a bit more spring-like for Hastings Battleaxe

Yes, the weather has improved – we have had a couple of sunny days, with walks at Rye Harbour and Winchelsea Beach. The garden is perking up nicely. I have even got my summer clothes…

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Hastings Battleaxe enjoys the Elias Sime exhibition and other things

Maybe I have been influenced by artist Elais Sime to live in a slow way – but for sure, not much has been happening. The unseasonably cold weather has tried to stop Battleaxe setting forth…

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Trudging through January with Hastings Battleaxe

Trudging is about the size of it. Everything feels very trudgy. The weather has either been wet and dark or bright but freezing cold. Overall, Battleaxe prefers bright and cold. What has been happening at…

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A very Happy Christmas from Hastings Battleaxe

Phew, it’s nearly here! Cards are written and sent, presents are wrapped. We’ve seen our children, driven up to stay with friends in Birmingham and entertained the neighbours for mulled wine. I’ve done the WI…

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Opera In Rye, accompanied by a leather rat…

On Saturday we had a lovely, if somewhat unusual, evening out in Rye. After a day of pouring rain, the weather cleared, and we seized the moment to have a cruise round the shops. A…

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