Hastings Battleaxe freezes on the Pier and goes to poetry Slam Dunk

Battleaxe had a busy day yesterday, a WI Coffee morning, a chilly stroll on the Pier with old friends Bob and Alison from Horsham, and a first vist to the regular Hastings Slam Dunk poetry…

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Happy Christmas from Hastings Battleaxe – plus a poem.

Christmas good wishes from Hastings Battleaxe!     I’ll do Battleaxe’s take on the sorry state of the world and hopes for the New Year in the next post, which will mark the fifth ‘Blogoversery’.  In…

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Hastings Battleaxe learns her lesson – at the St Leonard's Festival

Right. Battleaxe knows this now.  She is not a performance poet. At least, not the sort that performs spontaneously at festivals. Our Hastings Stanza group was taking part in the poetry bit of the St…

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Battleaxe tries to be a poet

Battleaxe is getting into writing poetry, and last week was particularly poetic. On Wednesday I went up to London to read some of my poems at the Poetry Cafe in Covent Garden.      I was…

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