Forgiving and forgetting – genuine forgiveness is not easy

‘I can forgive but I can’t forget.’  Those words attributed to the 19th century American clergyman Henry Ward Beecher (and brother of Harriet Beecher Stowe, author of Uncle Tom’s Cabin) will be familiar to many of us.  Perhaps we have even used them. Offering genuine forgiveness is not easy and it can sometimes be difficult […]

Laetitia Yhap at 80 – the Hastings ‘magic moment’ that inspired her work

A new exhibition celebrating the life and work of Laetitia Yhap, Hastings resident and acclaimed British 20th century painter, opened virtually at Hastings Museum & Art Gallery on Thursday (Jan 21st).  After moving to Hastings in 1967 it took Laetitia seven years before the ‘magic moment’, when she discovered the subject that would be central […]

Through the lens of Sid Saunders

Local photographer Sid Saunders took himself for a walk with his camera yesterday morning and caught some wonderful photographs, with Sid’s permission we publish a selection of them here. Sid says: “I had a early walk in the Old Roar Gill and Coronation Wood ending up in Alexandra Park with a cold wind blowing around […]

White Rock Baths – those were the days my friend

In the past we have brought you collections of old photographs of memorable buildings in and around the town which were the work of Derelict in the UK . Today we have pictures from one of the town’s most iconic underground sites which have been provided by Modernity Mark and you can find more of […]