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The Home and Colonial Tea Stores (Tablet Gallery)

The Home and Colonial Tea Stores (Tablet Gallery), 51a George Street, Hastings, East Sussex, 2014 • Gilded relic in a gallery doorway. The shop has now been renamed George & Poppy… 13 more words


Report back - 21st May 2015

Dear Residents,

Yesterday, I have just been to my first council meeting; – it was the AGM of the Lewes District Council. The council voted in the chairman, the leader, members of the ‘Cabinet’ and the membership of the committees. 460 more words

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The Glory of the Garden

Bateman’s is a 17th-century house located in the pretty white weather-boarded village of Burwash, East Sussex, England. Author Rudyard Kipling lived in Bateman’s from 1902 to his death in 1936. 719 more words


Heyjude reblogged this on TRAVEL WORDS and commented:

Watching the RHS Chelsea flower show yesterday evening there was a piece on Pennard Plants. Their Chelsea display is a garden based on a Rudyard Kipling poem "The Glory of the Garden" and aims to demonstrate all that is good about the English garden, using flowers and vegetables. It reminded me that I have written a post about this marvellous poem and the house and garden where Kipling last lived. It is also fitting that this year is 150 years since his birth. Enjoy the poem and the garden, comments are very welcome on the original post.

“OUR England is a garden that is full of stately views, Of borders, beds and shrubberies and lawns and avenues, With statues on the terraces and peacocks strutting by; But the Glory of the Garden lies in more than meets the eye..."

F.O.T.O.P. Friends of the Old People

F.O.T.O.P. Friends of the Old People, 4 Middle Street, Hastings, East Sussex, 2014 • Net-curtained cafe for the elderly. I thought it was closed down, but Google shows it  9 more words


Wednesday Walk-Along around Bodiam Castle

A bit more of Bodiam Castle in a peaceful corner of East Sussex. (from August 2014).

Also you can take a dramatic coastal walk-along with Sarah… 52 more words


135/365 - 22kms of East Sussex countryside

With just a week to go to the Camino, this weekend was the last opportunity to clock up some miles before following the yellow arrows through the French-Spanish border. 307 more words