A Walk on the New Hastings Pier

We visited the revamped and revitalised Hastings Pier on Saturday. This was a rewarding experience as my wife was a trustee for a couple of years and I was a core volunteer. We both contributed to setting up the shop and providing it's best selling product and my wife was key in appointing the design… Continue reading A Walk on the New Hastings Pier


Murmuration is a word that's used for the flocks of starlings which are often seen circulating the Piers on England's South coast at this time of year. It's a particularly famous phenomenon in Brighton, which is the South Coast's most popular seaside town for day trips and short stays. Every even numbered year they have… Continue reading Murmuration

Hastings Pier Consultation

Phew, what a hectic and yet fun day on saturday. I was helping out on the stall of the Pier's Trust's acrhitects, De Rijke Marsh Morgan, taking photographs of assorted members of the public holding up sheets of paper which showed thier ideas for the future of Hastings pier. The consultation coinciededwith the National 'Party on the Pier'… Continue reading Hastings Pier Consultation