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In Memory by ZR

In Memory, by ZR.

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Here’s what has caught the attention of my eye and my heart this week on my travels around Hastings and St Leonards. Photos, words and contemplating out loud from HOT’s Zelly Restorick.

Unstable Cliff

Unstable Cliff, by salmon n cucumber.

Smile inducing!

Bicycle beauty

Inspirational bicycle beauty.

IMAGINE… you produce a personal piece of artwork – compose a song, paint a picture, write a poem, decorate your bike, however you express your creativity – and it is (as far as we know) UNIQUE in the history of humanity.

What a truly mind-opening concept!

Tree Stump

In Memory by ZR

The remains of one of the planet’s natural lungs and air filters. “In Memory” of all the trees felled to make way for the Bexhill Hastings Link Road since this time last year. And for all the trees due to be sacrificed in the search for further expansion and economic growth across this land.

Pollution increasing, trees decreasing.

Makes no sense to me.

JFK quotation?

Saw this poster in Hunters’ window on Kings Road, around the time of the anniversary of JFK’s death. It was suggested to me by Alex, the poster hanger, that  the national and international enslaver JFK was referring to was debt.

Researching the quote online, I found there was some dispute over whether JFK actually said these words; however, the concept is still thought-provoking. It isn’t only men, women and children who are in debt, but countries too. The UK’s national and personal debts are believed to be in the sphere of trillions and billions of pounds.

Is it possible to be alive at this time and not be in financial debt to anyone?

Wall on Queens Road, Hastings

As I wandered around – with or without specific intent to photograph – it occurred to me how the street art I was seeing was so much more pleasing than the bombardment of advertising posters and billboards attempting to sell me [and you] things we don’t need.

Fish wall

Wall on Queen's Road with name of artists.

Artists endeavouring to brighten up the greys of our lives.

Sand artist, Marian from Romania

Sand artist Marian from Romania.

Marlon by Toby

Marlon by Toby

Moths on wall

Moths on wall...not butterflies!

Heart wall


If you know the names of any of the artists and they want to be credited, please let me know via the comments section below.

Posted 21:04 Tuesday, Dec 10, 2013 In: Around and about


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  1. Bobbo

    The reverse graffiti of moths shown in the photo and also at Castle Hill Road, Saxon Street, East Street, Undercliffe etc are by “Moose” AKA Paul Curtis and likely commissioned by HBC to brighten up otherwise boring blank walls.

    Comment by Bobbo — Wednesday, Dec 11, 2013 @ 19:15

  2. Zelly Restorick

    Many thanks, Zeroh… muchly appreciated. Amendment made. Such a fantastic technique! Zelly x

    Comment by Zelly Restorick — Wednesday, Dec 11, 2013 @ 18:43

  3. Zelly Restorick

    Thanks Bronwen… made me laugh outloud too! There’s more than one… just look along the coastal path towards Glyne Gap! Zelly x

    Comment by Zelly Restorick — Wednesday, Dec 11, 2013 @ 18:42

  4. bronwen

    Great article and I just LOVED the unstable Cliff!

    Comment by bronwen — Wednesday, Dec 11, 2013 @ 17:23

  5. zeroh

    They are Moths not Butterflies

    Comment by zeroh — Wednesday, Dec 11, 2013 @ 17:21

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