Battleaxe goes to a BBC politics thing – too heated

Last night I went to the BBC South-East recording of their Election Debate, at the Kino Teatr in St Leonard’s – it was a very hot night. It is being shown tonight at 10.45pm –…

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Battleaxe sighs over election horrors, Rye Harbour with avocets and creepy caterpillars

Sighing is about the size of it. A General Election on 8 June….. It is still freakishly dry, and the garden is like concrete.  But, to lighten the mood, some wild life pictures from Rye…

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Hastings Battleaxe reflects on Trump Inauguration Day – Sad

I woke up this morning to a beautiful dawn and then remembered it was Friday, 20 January. A shameful day for America. A very bad day for all humanity. Is Battleaxe even going to watch…

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The world closes in on us. Hastings Battleaxe reflects

This post is prompted by the news that Voyages of Discovery, with whom we went on a Middle East cruise just a few weeks ago, and its sister company, Swan Hellenic, have just gone into…

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Hastings Battleaxe’s 5th Blogiversary. What will 2017 be like?

Five years ago today Hastings Battleaxe was born. Let’s start with some thoughts about the blog, look back on the global horrors of 2016, and finally, wonder about making things a bit better for 2017…

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