Happy Winter Solstice, Christmas or whatever… and changes afoot…

Today is the Winter Solstice, the shortest day of the year. The ancients thought the sun stopped briefly at this point and indeed, it takes a couple of days for us to measure that the…

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Happy New Year from Hastings Battleaxe – and 6th Blogoversary

Christmas is over, and New Year beckons. Tomorrow is Battleaxe’s sixth blog birthday. Here are a few thoughts about the year just gone, and the year to come. All the pictures on this post, celebrating…

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Hastings Battleaxe’s 5th Blogiversary. What will 2017 be like?

Five years ago today Hastings Battleaxe was born. Let’s start with some thoughts about the blog, look back on the global horrors of 2016, and finally, wonder about making things a bit better for 2017…

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Happy 4th Blogiversary – and Happy New Year!

Yes, indeed, Hastings Battleaxe has been up and running for four years!      Us bloggers are supposed to celebrate these Blogiversaries, so let’s do it.      I won’t bother yarning on about the past –…

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New Year’s wishes for Hastings – and 3rd Blogiversary

HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL BATTLEAXE READERS! Hastings Battleaxe is three years old today, and shows no signs of flagging.       People ask me why I keep blogging. I guess because it is a writing…

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