Who’d be British today? Brexit storm…

Well, the weather has been extra-stormy, but for anyone who has been hibernating for the past few months, today the political situation is worse than ever. We are at the mid-point of a series of…

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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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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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