A visit to Parliament with the WI

Battleaxe has never visited the Houses of Parliament, and this week our local WI group went for a visit. The trip was arranged for us by our local MP, Amber Rudd – who is a…

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Hastings Battleaxe enjoys autumn sun

The weather is getting colder.  This post celebrates the last of the autumn sun.  How beautiful it’s been here in Hastings – the warmth, the clear air, flawless blue skies and shimmering sea. Battleaxe has…

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Hastings Battleaxe braves the Hastings Bonfire… and welcomes the new lifeboat

We’ve lived here seven years and never once been to the Bonfire Celebrations – no excuses about the weather this time – it is unseasonably warm and dry, so no more excuses… and we loved…

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Isle of Wight 2 – Ryde, Seaview, Shanklin, Cowes and red squirrels

This is the second post about our lovely trip to the Isle of Wight. Not as long as the first – here is the link to that post.  Here’s about more places we visited, and…

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Hastings Battleaxe explores the Isle of Wight – Part 1

Well, what a fantastic break on the Isle of Wight.  Weather was fabulous, we had the most brilliant little house in East Cowes, and saw so many interesting places and things.  If you like quirky,…

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