Events

In Pictures; The Cyril and Lilian Bishop lifeboat

Today saw the finale of Dee-Day White and Tush Hamilton’s restoration project to bring the Cyril & Lilian Bishop (aka, The Ghost of Dunkirk) lifeboat back to Hastings.
The challenge today was to bring the boat from The Stade on the seafront, up All Saints street to its final resting place opposite All Saints church.

Congratulations to Dee-day and Tush, it really was a tremendous effort by everyone involved.

Here is my record of the event in pictures.

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Happy Mondays @ Hastings Pier 17.09.16

Happy Mondays, Saturday 17th sept. (31 Photos)

Yesterday my wife and I went to see the Happy Mondays perform their 1990 album, Pills n thrill n bellyaches in full, plus some other classics thrown in for good measure. Simply put, they were fab!

We arrived pretty early on in the afternoon while the support acts were on, (one being The Orb who were also magnificent), which meant we were able to get ourselves right up against the barrier.

The rain came down for most of the preceding bands sets, getting both us and my camera rather wet. However it kept on working right through the evening despite getting soaked and not being weather resistant. The dial on the rear of the cam is a bit stiff today but a bit of silicone switch clean spray should hopefully sort that out.

I decided to convert all the pictures to mono,  as I feel it really enhances the atmosphere. As you can see, I took a good few pics of Bez, he’s such a great character and completely knows how to play to the camera. You just can’t stop yourself from taking his picture.

Lovely to see a guest appearance from Dennis and Lois too!

Hope you like them.