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by ColinL
Wed Jan 22, 2020 6:06 pm
Forum: Historic Hastings
Topic: Where is this?
Replies: 6
Views: 298

Re: Where is this?

Whiffler has sussed out the clues and options and in particular with the White Rock Pavilion suggestion is as close to give the answer. It is in the lobby of the White Rock Hotel. Guests will have sent postcards to friends/relatives asking them to ring at a given time and they would have waited for ...
by ColinL
Tue Jan 21, 2020 6:56 pm
Forum: Non-Hastings Chat
Topic: Philanthropy
Replies: 3
Views: 220

Re: Philanthropy

Many novels are an amalgam of facts and images from a range of sites and experiences a person has had during their life. Tressels geographical location of his town has always interested me as it does not seem to link to anything we know of him. He does write about travelling socialist speakers and t...
by ColinL
Tue Jan 21, 2020 5:44 pm
Forum: Historic Hastings
Topic: Where is this?
Replies: 6
Views: 298

Re: Where is this?

The building is open to the public and this useful little facility was what people needed in the days before mobile phones!

I could not get in a suitable position to avoid the wallpaper
by ColinL
Tue Jan 21, 2020 12:42 pm
Forum: Historic Hastings
Topic: Where is this?
Replies: 6
Views: 298

Re: Where is this?

Not in the old PO
by ColinL
Mon Jan 20, 2020 10:33 pm
Forum: Historic Hastings
Topic: Where is this?
Replies: 6
Views: 298

Where is this?

This is an old telephone box but do you know where in the town?


https://photos.app.goo.gl/FyumGEYVZieK71PM7
by ColinL
Sun Jan 19, 2020 4:57 pm
Forum: Non-Hastings Chat
Topic: Philanthropy
Replies: 3
Views: 220

Philanthropy

The 19th C produced some outstanding philanthropists many of whom saw the essential goodness and worth within people but whom needed the support of society to thrive. The model villages like Saltaire and others recognised that people did not only need a roof over their heads, but a garden, wide road...
by ColinL
Sun Jan 19, 2020 3:43 pm
Forum: Non-Hastings Chat
Topic: Labour - a rethink
Replies: 143
Views: 9185

Re: Labour - a rethink

I have added my reply as a new thread philanthropy
by ColinL
Fri Jan 17, 2020 11:00 pm
Forum: Non-Hastings Chat
Topic: Labour - a rethink
Replies: 143
Views: 9185

Re: Labour - a rethink

Wow, Richard I will read and digest in due course. I don't knock philanthropy
The Booths rented a property a few streets from here when Catherine was doing some preaching on her own.
by ColinL
Fri Jan 17, 2020 10:51 pm
Forum: Non-Hastings Chat
Topic: Corbyn NEVER lets you down
Replies: 82
Views: 3668

Re: Corbyn NEVER lets you down

I totally agree with your comment Richard, however Duncan Smith assured everyone that the system would make things more efficient and quicker response to changes. It has had the reverse effect and as I have said has created problems not only for claimants but also their landlords or mortgage compani...
by ColinL
Fri Jan 17, 2020 10:46 pm
Forum: Non-Hastings Chat
Topic: Tories damage your health
Replies: 7
Views: 323

Re: Tories damage your health

I have repeatedly asked for people to put up Hastings related posts, and indeed have put up two or three recently. Unfortunately certain regular posters have declined to reply or to introduce new subjects themselves but regularly add new angles to controversial subjects.

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