Marks and Spencer – no, not Alexa Chung!

Surprisingly, a post I wrote around this time last year about the ghastliness of M & S clothes is in Battleaxe’s top ten most viewed posts ever. Given that I have been scuffling round Hastings…

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Hastings….Where to go on rainy days

Like many seaside resorts, Hastings is a little short on undercover wet weather entertainment.  Goodness me, it has been unbelievably, unrelentingly wet, with howling gales thrown in. Worse, I have a miserable cold which makes…

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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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Best shops in Battle, WI exhibition in the museum

Our neighbouring little town of Battle is always good for a wander. Battleaxe has blogged about Battle before, focusing particularly on ‘Mad Cat Lady’ (MCL) clothes shopping, not forgetting Tweedy Horsy Hiker (THH), Pagan Priestess…

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Tunbridge Wells day out and Fairlight Hall piano recital.

Battleaxe never likes trying on clothes in winter, when she is muffled up like a Babushka in thick jumpers, wooly tights, big boots, quilted coat, hat and scarf, but sometimes it Has To be Done.…

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