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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Philosopher is a winner

Well, we know Philosopher is a winner anyway, but have just done an article for the Hastings Observer on behalf of the WEA (Workers’ Educational Association) about his winning ways, so thought a Hastings Battleaxe…

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Armistice Day 2018 with the WI – Battleaxe takes part

Sunday was the 11th day of the 11th month, exactly 100 years after the end of WW1.  A significant and poignant anniversary.  The country was flooded in a red poppy tide, and in a small…

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Croquet – just the game for Hastings Battleaxe and the WI

Croquet? Really?  Yes. I just realised a post is overdue, am ready to throw myself into the Hastings Lit Fest later today and tomorrow, so thought I’d do something completely different….  Have played croquet a…

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Hastings Battleaxe and Jack in the Green – our WI delivers the goods!

As ever, I feel really proud of our Hastings Ore WI gang. On the hottest May Bank Holiday on record, yet again we made sure that the Jack in the Green revellers had access to…

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