Battleaxe blinded by bluebells and Blues – and technology!

Well, as you can see, Hastings Battleaxe is in the middle of getting a new look. I thought it was time I updated the appearance of the blog – it hasn’t changed in five years,…

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Alexandra Park – Miniature railway and wild garlic

Hastings Battleaxe readers will know that each year, we make a pilgrimage to the very top corner of Alexandra Park to visit the wild garlic wood.  Even though we had seen such a fantastic display…

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Sun at last – albino squirrel and kingfisher in Alexandra Park

The weather has finally changed. It is much colder now, but blessedly clear and sunny.  On the first bright day this week, we walked in Alexandra Park.      Battleaxe sometimes wonders if she needs one…

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Beautiful Hastings – garlic in Alexandra Park, and bluebells

It is unusual to be able to admire beautiful bluebells and flowering wild garlic, both at their best at the same time. This year has been a little odd.    We have a little ritual…

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Wild Garlic in Alexandra Park, King Lear and Great Dixter

Just had a busy few days.      Our friend Bill from Birmingham came to stay. Among other things we did the long walk from here, across the West Hill, down through Alexandra Park, up to…

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