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Ian Dury and Jemima

‘Hallo Sausages’, The Lyrics of Ian Dury

In the year he would have celebrated his 70th Birthday, Jemima Dury, daughter of musician Ian Dury, has published a book of 160 of her father’s song lyrics.  Titled ‘Hallo Sausages’, the first and only words written for his autobiography, the book also includes a personal history of his life, a spectrum of personal photos and illustrations, some of the original manuscripts, memorabilia and a CD.  HOT’s Zelly Restorick met with Hastings resident, Jemima Dury, to talk about the book and memories of her father.

Posted 14:03 Friday, Nov 30, 2012 In: Hastings People Tags: Hallo Sausages Jemima Dury Kilburn and The High Roads lyrics musicians punk Reasns To Be Cheerful rock and roll Sex And Drugs And Rick And Roll The Lyrics of Ian Dury
Rupert Ducker and Jane Caley

Front Row goes Opera: a back stage view

HOT Street Style correspondent Bevali Francis reviews the Front Row fashion show from a behind the scenes perspective…

Posted 09:46 Tuesday, Nov 20, 2012 In: Hastings People Tags: Bevali Francis Freya Von Strapp Front Row . Katherine wallinger Gary Craig Leida nassir-Pour Peter Quinell Tara Deighton
View up Upper Park Road, Hastings

Moving to Hastings: a review of venues, gigs and the town from the perspective of a Londoner

Deciding to move down to Hastings was perhaps the biggest leap Dean J. Moore has taken in his life. HOT’s newest journalist writes about his first week in his new home town…

Posted 15:50 Wednesday, Nov 14, 2012 In: Hastings People Tags: beautiful scenery Hastings JD Bar King Size Slim
Barcelona Boomerang cyclists

Barcelona Boomerang!

The challenge? A charity cycle ride from Hastings to Barcelona – and back – in eight days. Five cyclists. Two thousand plus miles. All weather conditions. Altitudes as high as 2000 metres above sea level. Temperatures as low as 2°. Why? To raise awareness of cystic fibrosis and funds for The Cystic Fibrosis Trust. HOT’s Zelly Restorick was there to see the cyclists start their journey.

Posted 16:59 Saturday, Sep 22, 2012 In: Hastings People
Portrait of Milo

Fitting tribute to up-to-the-minute artist

There is one more week to visit a remarkable exhibition at Baker Mamanova Gallery in Norman Road, St Leonards. Erica Smith explains why it’s too good to miss.

Posted 09:23 Tuesday, Jul 24, 2012 In: Hastings People Tags: Artist Diane Hoskins i-Pad St Leonards

Hot reporter Joe Fearn expected a discussion on offensive literature to turn into heated debate, but talk of banned books with shoppers and staff in Waterstones in Priory Shopping Centre in

Posted 11:37 Tuesday, May 29, 2012 In: Hastings People Tags: books bottle alley brian harding censorship

Far from home tweet home?

Gemma Buxton woke up this morning all of a flutter. She couldn’t work out what was in the room with her until she put on her glasses and realised a budgerigar had flown through the window.

Posted 18:39 Monday, May 21, 2012 In: Hastings People

Jack in the Green

This year’s Jack in the Green festival once again featured an eclectic collection of groups and individuals gathering to celebrate the pursuit and eventual slaying of Jack, marking the start of summer – and indeed the sun shone for at least some of this wonderful day. Hastings Online Times’ volunteer amateur photo-journalists give you a flavour of the festival, and issue a call to all those real photographers out there in Hastings and St Leonards – contribute to HOT and send us your photo-stories.

Posted 11:43 Tuesday, May 8, 2012 In: Hastings People Tags: Hastings Jack in the Green Spring
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