The title of this article is ‘Adventures of a Hasting’s Flâneur‘, but what do I mean by a Flâneur? Luckily, there are as many definitions as there are dictionaries, some state that it is ‘a man who saunters around observing society.’ another states that ‘A flâneur is, quite simply, a leisurely wanderer, a worldly explorer,Continue reading “Adventures of a Hasting’s Flâneur”
Tag Archives: St Leonards
The Wreck of the Amsterdam
The story of the tragic voyage of the Dutch cargo ship ‘The Amsterdam’ and its subsequent shipwreck on Bulverhythe Beach in 1749.
Borderlands – Between Strand and Sea
These are the borderlands between strand and sea, a constantly changing landscape of endless possibilities.
The Crumbling Cliffs of St. Leonards (and other tales)
The story of the Unstable cliffs of West St. Leonards
Pre-Raphaelites at the Seaside
The story of how the Pre-Raphaelite artists were inspired by Hastings and the surrounding countryside.
Ode to the Seagull
How I learnt to know and love Seagulls
Secret Hastings – A Tale of Two Churches (Part 1)
Secret Hastings – A hidden Church in a wood and a graveyard full of stories
An Iconic Church in St Leonards
An article on St. Leonards iconic modernist gothic church designed by Giles Gilbert Scott