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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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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Hastings Battleaxe ponders on the nature of things…

The nature of things… What? Well, looks like the thought of Battleaxe bursting out as an extremist (see last post) was just too scary for Suella, because she immediately resigned. Then David Cameron was resurrected,…

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Contrasts at Rye Harbour, three generations of Battleaxes.

Busy busy busy as usual. This post covers two different, contrasting visits to Rye Harbour, a trip over here from Portugal for daughter and grand daughter, and various other things, including an ideologically conflicted trip…

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A family wedding and Twelfth Night at Fairlight Hall

A family wedding? Us? Yes I know it is surprising when our family is so small, but this was Philosopher’s nephew Matthew, who lives in Hythe. An alternative sort of wedding. Our family may be…

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