Hastings Battleaxe and the Old Town/Hastings Week Poetry Competition

Last night Battleaxe, accompanied by Philosopher, went down to the Town Hall to the Presentation Evening resulting from the 2018 Hastings Week Festival.  Part of the celebrations involve a poetry competition, organised by our Deputy…

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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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Hastings LitFest – Hastings Battleaxe enjoys!

Last weekend, Battleaxe  had a really good time going to Hastings Literary Festival Events, both with Philosopher and with writing/poetry friends. Sir David Hare opens the Festival      The festival, the first one in Hastings,…

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Battleaxe learns about performing poetry – with Live Canon

As readers will know, I have made efforts to take part in poetry readings, with varying degrees of success. One of my resolutions for this year was to do better, so booked onto a one-day…

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Hastings Battleaxe reads her poems – a bit scary

Hastings Battleaxe has done poetry readings on two occasions recently: at the WI Literary Lunch, and at a combined choir/music poetry concert at St Clement’s Church in Hastings Old Town. It surprises me a bit…

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