The Isle of Wight – recommended places to visit

We are just back from another few days on the Isle of Wight, staying in the same little waterfront house in East Cowes. It was lovely to be out on our balcony in the sun…

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Kew Gardens with Hastings Battleaxe

Well, less Kew Gardens with Hastings Battleaxe, more Kew Gardens with the WI – 49 of us went up on a coach. Philosopher came as one of 3 husbands.  The weather was just right –…

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A tale of three places – Paignton, Poundbury and Hastings Pier

When I last left this blog I was still in holiday mode. Well, that’s long past, but there is still space to look back on three contrasting experiences – a visit to Paignton, taking in…

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Hastings Battleaxe goes onwards to Devon

So, Hastings Battleaxe goes onwards to Devon. This is the second blog about our holiday. We left Sennen Cove after a week – see the last post, and journeyed on to Torquay. Our friends asked,…

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Hastings Battleaxe goes to Cornwall

Hastings Battleaxe goes to Cornwall! This is the first of two posts about our trip – so many places visited, so much seen… so much done.  This post covers our journey down, including a strange…

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