Dark iClouds over Hastings….the shock of the new?

Making new bits of technological equipment work is far too traumatic.       The beautifully designed shiny new things nestle excitingly in their lovely boxes, but the experience of unpacking them is always overshadowed by a sense…

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High Summer…outdoor pursuits….

Well, high summer is here and we have been out and about. Guestling Wood       Last Sunday was absolutely scorching, so we thought we’d fine a nice shady wood for a picnic.      We left…

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Hastings Old Town Open Gardens, garlic in Alexandra Park, and Havelock pub tiles

A nice couple of days doing local things last week.  Open Old Town Gardens were first.  There weren’t that many – a few along Tackleway, and the garden of the Old Rectory B and B…

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A Sunny Hastings day…West Hill, old military vehicles, dead Maggie Thatcher…

Sunshine….well there was, honestly – it was there on Sunday. Maggie Thatcher died yesterday – media in a frenzy of overblown adulation, Facebook in a frenzy of overblown loathing. Personally I can’t get worked up…

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All Saints Street, Hastings – curious things…and Life of Pi

Well, hard times are here – the post Christmas diet has started. No alcohol during the week, only one square of chocolate a night…. urgh.  More walking is needed, too, so when yesterday there was a…

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