Battleaxe visits exhibitions in Chichester and London.

Chichester is a week ago already! Forgot I hadn’t written about our little break. What else? Has been freezing cold here – our heating bill will be through the roof. Goodness knows how people are…

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Hastings Battleaxe goes to Royal Opera House Covent Garden

Would you believe that in all her life, Battleaxe has never been to the Royal Opera House? Philosopher has been many times before, but not, he told me, for 50 years… So, on Friday night…

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Poor Hastings – floods, fire, pestilence….. what’s next?

Indeed. The last few days have been very difficult for the town. As I write, much of Priory Meadow Shopping Centre is still closed due to the floods, and the main road along the seafront…

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Alma-Tadema at Leighton House – and the Design Museum

A day out in London. First ever visit to the lovely Leighton House in Kensington to see an Alma-Tadema exhibition, and a less satisfactory experience at the Design Museum in what used to be the…

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Granny stuff – and spring has sprung

Was on Granny duty most of last week – hard work as ever. Battleaxe feels really tired. The week before I had a trip to London – met old friend Diana, then Philosopher came up…

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