Hastings Battleaxe gets gloomy at Ravenside

Just for strangers – what is Ravenside? It’s our very own local Out of Town Retail Park, those places deemed so desirable in the 1980s and 1990s. They must take some responsibility for the death…

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Two bright days – vintage fair at the De La Warr, dazzling sun at Winchelsea Beach

After an exhausting day on Saturday at the WI Bazaar, Battleaxe enjoyed some chill-out time in two brief bursts of good weather. The Bazaar went well – it is a wonderful thing to see so…

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Piano recital at Fairlight Hall, Bridget Riley at the de la Warr

Beautiful sun this week – the one wet day was Sunday, when we were supposed to go to Fairlight Hall for the Hastings Piano Concerto Competition winner’s recital. It absolutely poured down in the morning.…

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Over Galley Hill to Bexhill – walking off the Christmas pounds

Yes, yes, I know, of course you have to walk absolutely miles to lose a single ounce, but I never think January is the time for starving oneself. Hopefully, I can stop the rot by…

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The De La Warr Pavilion, and a walk round Bexhill

All this time, and I’ve never done a proper blog about Bexhill.       We started with coffee at the De La Warr Pavilion. We go there so often with visiting friends who want to see…

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