Really interesting chap, en engineer who worked on infrastructure building on the St Leonards seafront. Sadly, I lost his card, so if anyone recognises him, please put me in touch.
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 […]
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. […]
Continuing my obsession with Hastings Pier. Wrapped like candy in a blue blue neon glow The calm after Storm Angus is startling. From dramatic clouds, roaring winds and the loud soundtrack of water smashing the pebbles, all has slowed into a much smoother looking state. The sky has become cloudless and sharply cold. The sky is […]
Bleak day in East Sussex. These two sat on a dank bench in deep conversation. I didn’t want to intrude, but I wanted to record the absurdity. For all the cosy cafés nearby, choosing to sit out in the damp sea air staring at the nothing. The older lady was in a flow of words […]
To be fair, this is a picture of St Leonard’s Beach, bereft of people due to the incumbent storm. Marine Court is so dominant, once the tallest residential building in all of Great Britain. I shall come back to the Sid Little designed seafront another time. Marine Court is a Grade II (1999) listed Art […]