Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition finals – Prokofiev surfeit!

For the past two evenings Battleaxe and Philosopher have been down at the White Rock Theatre, for the finals of the annual Hastings number one high culture-fest, the Piano Concerto Competition.    This year was…

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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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Sissinghurst – eventually! Romney Marsh, Fairlight Hall, busy!

After living down here for nearly three years, we eventually got ourselves to Sissinghurst this week.      Our friends from Birmingham had gone home – see later for our outings to Fairlight Hall etc., and…

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Battered Bexhill cycle-way, railway moans…. and enjoying the pianists

Weather is fabulous just now – sunny and warm. Our garden is full of daffs, with camelias coming out. It’s Spring!      The other day we went for a walk along the sea to M&S…

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