Arts

Telling Stories

  After another excellent Storytelling Festival, I do a bit of Q n A with 18 hours………. How did the Storytelling Festival start? The festival was started in 2011 by the Hastings Old Town Residents Association. It was a huge…
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Arts

I Love Mel

“ When I was 5, I used to say, I’m going to go to the Royal College of Art in Kensington Gore” said Mel Simone Elliot. And so she did. Of course she did. A fire cracker from Yorkshire with…
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Arts

Fill Her Up Mate

Why not spend a Christmassy Sunday down at Borough Wines, making your own  modern felt Christmas stocking with Michelle, from Merchant and Mills, whilst supping on warm mulled wine and eating cake. Or don’t, just stay at home with the…
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Poetry Corner

Pebbles of Life Dave Hempshall  Written while co-facilitating Poetry for Recovery course for Hastings Recovery College Pebbles of life move. Shifting brown and grey. Gulls transcend, lifting, preying Struck dumb by growling wind. The sinking sun creates Zinc light. Jet…
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