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…

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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…

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King Canute at Rye Harbour

Or is it Cnut these days, or even Knut?  Who knows…. No, sillies I said CNUT.      We went for a breezy walk to Rye Harbour, and found a leather armchair washed up on the…

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Getting Stade Colour photography competition wrong?

Sunday was a truly glorious day. Saturday had been soaking wet, but we drew the curtains back yesterday to one of those newly washed seaside mornings where the sea sparkles, the sky is brilliant blue…

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Battleaxe and Philosopher get tangoed Skoda Yeti style

At the moment, the Battleaxe household supports two cars – my faithful Citroen Berlingo, and his Fiesta.  We thought we would need two, as originally I was going to go back to Birmingham frequently to…

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