Pen & Ink

Hello Editor,

Dick Bryant here. Yes! I’m still about. We came over to Rye most Sundays to go up the ‘Top of the Hill’ for a meal. It’s had to be good for us to travel over from Hastings. When you went in you knew it would be good because you always saw the same faces each week and they all spoke. Continue reading Pen & Ink

Adventures in Rye – Evacuation


To Somerset in 1940

by Winnie Hollands

It was September 1940. I was hop picking at Ashden Selmes’ Farm on the Peasmarsh Road. The Battle of Britain, raging overhead, was coming to a climax but we had no idea what the outcome would be. A German invasion seemed imminent. Continue reading Adventures in Rye – Evacuation