Tag: Bottle Alley

Pier to Eternity Sea Monsters vs Hell Lizards

Pier to Eternity fancy dress bicycle party is back! First ride of the year is themed Sea Monsters vs Hell Lizards. After terrorising the pier, the group descended upon Hastings Old Town and ending up in Bottle Alley for ice cream courtesy of William the Conequeror. The new crowdfunded sound system is booming. You can […]

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Bottle Alley Bike Bomb

Bottle Alley Bike Bomb 2017

First race of this year’s Bottle Alley Bike Bomb. It is a drag style race along Bottle Alley, St Leonards. The rules are: Ride anything with no motor or legs. Organisers decision is final. If you hear a whistle, STOP. If you go out of your lane, you’re disqualified. You have to wear a helmet. […]

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Catherine Bottle Alley by Nathan Jones Photography

Help the Aged

We’re scouring for shells on St Leonards beach, when this road rat screeches to a halt. “Can you tie my sticks up, I don’t want to poke anybody”, she says. Various sticks are hanging from the hot road at dangerous angles. There is a sense of urgency in her voice. She’s clearly robbed those tangerines […]

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Francesca Penny Farthing

A bottle and a penny

“Can you do any tricks?” I asked. “I’m learning the Superman, the Starfish and the Kangaroo”, she said. “What’s this one called?” “Sticking one’s legs out”. Today I learned to ride this beast in Bottle Alley. “It’s OK!”, she said, “There’s a hand’s span of headroom, we worked it out!”, waving a dainty little left […]

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