Hastings Battleaxe is blown into into the New Year

Blown into the New Year? I’ll say. Yesterday afternoon we went down to the beach during a brief respite from the rain but braved a wild gale – could have been up to 70mph. Have…

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Hastings Battleaxe breaks away from Christmas tradition.

A break away? Really? Yes indeed, this Christmas Battleaxe and Philosopher joined friends Jan and Tom at Bannatynes Hotel in Hastings for the festive period. We went on Christmas Eve and came back Boxing Day.…

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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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Battleaxe visits exhibitions in Chichester and London.

Chichester is a week ago already! Forgot I hadn’t written about our little break. What else? Has been freezing cold here – our heating bill will be through the roof. Goodness knows how people are…

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