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Rains over Beachy Head
Before it Rains
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We thought we would have a nice walk along Bexhill seafront last weekend. As we drove there via Catsfield the sun, which had been out since it rose, went in. As we got closer to Bexhill the clouds were getting thicker and thicker to the west...
Flooding River Brede
The Flooding River Brede
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These two photos showing the flooding River Brede were taken from the road bridge. We haven't had the persistant rain this winter that we experienced last year. Instead we seem to have received lots of rain in a short period of time...
Winter Day
A perfect winter day
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These two photographs of Pett Level were taken on what I think was a perfect winter day. It was sunny and there was no wind. ....

Bench
Seaside Bench
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Long term readers of this blog may find this image of a seaside bench in St Leonards-on-Sea familiar. That's because I have taken a photo of the same bench before....

Farewell to Hastings
Before it Rains
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This last image in the current series shows the Cardiff Pals gathering near Wellington Square as they say farewell to Hastings in March 1915...

Bridge Building
Bridge Building in Alexandra Park
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The battalions billeted in Hastings during World War 1 didn’t just enjoy the sea air and attractions of the town. They were expected to train as well...

Bexhill Road
Welsh Borderers at 23 Bexhill Road
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This image shows a number of soldiers from the Welsh Borderers and the family of Mrs Clark who were resident at 23 Bexhill Road in March 1915. I liked this...

Royal Sussex Brigade
The 5th Battalion of the Royal Sussex Brigade
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A special service was held at Trinity Church, Hastings on in February 1915. The colours of the 5th (Cinque Ports) Battalion of the Royal Sussex Brigade...

South Wales Borderers
South Wales Borderers at the Highlands Hotel
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This image shows some soldiers of the South Wales Borderers billeted at the Highlands Hotel in Boscabel Road, St Leonards in February 1915. These soldiers...

Returning Barracks
Returning to Barracks
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This image shows the recruits of the 5th Battery of the Royal Field Artillery Reserves returning to barracks after a football match played on Horntye Fields...

Before it Rains

January 23, 2015

We thought we would have a nice walk along Bexhill seafront last weekend. As we drove there via Catsfield the sun, which had been out since it rose, went in. As we got closer to Bexhill the clouds were getting thicker and thicker to the west…

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The Flooding River Brede

January 17, 2015

These two photos showing the flooding River Brede were taken from the road bridge. We haven’t had the persistant rain this winter that we experienced last year. Instead we seem to have received lots of rain in a short period of time…

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A perfect winter day

January 9, 2015

These two photographs of Pett Level were taken on what I think was a perfect winter day. It was sunny and there was no wind. Ice was still formed on water that had not been exposed to the sun during the day. It is the type of day when you can take a deep breath of […]

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Seaside Bench

January 3, 2015

Long term readers of this blog may find this image of a seaside bench in St Leonards-on-Sea familiar. That’s because I have taken a photo of the same bench before.

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Farewell to Hastings

December 19, 2014

This last image in the current series shows the Cardiff Pals gathering near Wellington Square as they say farewell to Hastings in March 1915. The Cardiff Pals were the 11th Battalion of the Welsh Regiment and served in the Salonika campaign.

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Bridge Building in Alexandra Park

December 13, 2014

The battalions billeted in Hastings during World War 1 didn’t just enjoy the sea air and attractions of the town. They were expected to train as well. This shows the ‘B’ Company of the 11th Battalion Welsh Regiment resting upon their trestle bridge built over the boating lake in Alexandra Park. I would think that a shallow, […]

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Welsh Borderers at 23 Bexhill Road

December 5, 2014

This image shows a number of soldiers from the Welsh Borderers and the family of Mrs Clark who were resident at 23 Bexhill Road in March 1915. I liked this image because of the business that runs from the building now. These days we can choose to eat food from all corners of the world. […]

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The 5th Battalion of the Royal Sussex Brigade

November 28, 2014

A special service was held at Trinity Church, Hastings on in February 1915. The colours of the 5th (Cinque Ports) Battalion of the Royal Sussex Brigade were temporarily laid up at the church. This ceremony occurred a few days before the battalion was shipped to France. The image above shows the parade through town after the ceremony was complete. […]

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South Wales Borderers at the Highlands Hotel

November 21, 2014

This image shows some soldiers of the South Wales Borderers billeted at the Highlands Hotel in Boscabel Road, St Leonards in February 1915. These soldiers were of the 7th Service Battalion of the South Wales Borderers. Although they initially shipped to France, they were moved through it and stationed at Salonika, Greece. Not the easy posting that […]

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Returning to Barracks

November 14, 2014

This image shows the recruits of the 5th Battery of the Royal Field Artillery Reserves returning to barracks after a football match played on Horntye Fields. The match, Hastings versus Eastbourne & District,  finished 5-1 to the Eastbourne team. They are marching down St Pauls Road. The original photo appeared in the Hastings & St Leonards […]

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