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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'Clash!' Hastings, Root 1066 Mass Choir event

Well, Anyone who was Anyone in Hastings was at ‘Clash’, including Hastings Battleaxe, the Philosopher and step-son Tom who is staying for the weekend.  The A who were A were either in the (large) audience,…

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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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Poetry, Pier and Jack-in-the-Green. Busy in Hastings Battleaxe Land!

Have been insanely busy since I last did a blog post – this is more like a diary entry…. Last week we went to London for the day to visit daughter Anna, I went on…

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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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