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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Hastings Battleaxe’s blood pressure rises…

Yes, my actual blood pressure is rising. I had to go down to the doctor earlier in this week. ‘Are you stressed about anything?’ he enquired, after prescribing stronger medication. ‘Well, yes,’ I replied, ‘Christmas,…

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Battleaxe gets into the Christmas spirit….

Merry Christmas all! Yes, it’s nearly here… presents are wrapped, house all lit up, much socialising has happened, too much food consumed….. the build-up to the big event seems to have gone on for weeks…

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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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Happy Christmas from Hastings Battleaxe

All ready for Christmas, done and even dusted now. Philosopher has even put the candles on the revolving jingle chime thing, ready for tomorrow lunchtime. Just waiting for our friend +Shaun Mckenna  to arrive –…

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