Gray's Emporium Tearoom, St Leonard's, and some pre-Christmas browsing.

Well, am out and about again, browsing round St Leonard’s, the town centre, and the Old Town. Pity I missed both the St Leonard’s FrostFair and the Old Town Christmas shopping day.      It was…

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Rye Harbour – nature, walks and lovely cakes!

I’ve never done a proper post about Rye Harbour. It is one of our favourite places – so open, with amazing views of skies and water.  Rye Harbour – space…..      Saturday was a sunny,…

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Best coffee and cafes in St Leonard’s

After my post on Best Coffee Places in Hastings, I had many St Leonardsistas complaining that I had left their cafes out, despite me saying that I was only concentrating on Hastings Town Centre and…

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Best coffee places in Hastings, Battleaxe's favourites

I love a good cup of coffee and a nice piece of cake. Philosopher and I indulge most days.      Back in November 2012, I wrote ‘The Good Scone Guide to Hastings’ for the Hastings…

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Antiques, vintage shops and galleries in St Leonard’s – a walk with Hastings Battleaxe

St Leonard’s is a browser’s mecca – everything from very upmarket arty galleries to basic junk.      We often take the route described below – it takes about half a day to do it thoroughly. …

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