Hastings puts the ‘Flash’ in ‘Flashmob’

Ion Castro (with his clothes on) was there in the interests of art – well, someone’s got to do it

According to Wickipedia, that well-known internetbased fount of usually-correct information a flashmob is a group of people who assemble suddenly in a public place, perform an unusual and seemingly pointless act for a brief time, then quickly disperse, often for the purposes of entertainment, satire, and artistic expression. Flashmobs are organized via telecommunications, social media, or viral emails. Continue reading Hastings puts the ‘Flash’ in ‘Flashmob’

Westward From Hastings Pier

The area around the pier has changed dramatically over the last hundred years, as has the pier itself. We can see from this contemporary postcard by the famous postcard photographer Louis Levy that the Grand Hotel on the left, the municipal Hospital on the right, and behind it. Lady Jocelyn’s house, have all gone.                    Continue reading Westward From Hastings Pier