Monthly Archives: December 2015

Bring on the sporting girls

Sport is so often regarded as the prerogative of men - but it shouldn't be, argues John Minter

Cricket prepares for new season

Rye Cricket Club feature their new international in the summer coaching programme

Starlings – why do they do it?

An unkindness of ravens? A parliament of owls? A murder of crows? Dont worry, its only a murmuration of starlings. But why are they in Rye? What do they want? Should we be alarmed?

A town of two halves

Rye - a town of two parts. One quiet and sedate, the other colourful and lively. Our photographers focus on some of the latter

Could lamb fill rice bowls?

Simon Wright reviews the highs and lows of a farming year. . . if only the Chinese would "takeaway" his lambs prices might be better!

Sloely does it for gin champs

Home made is better - but when and where can you check this out?

Time to dress up . . .

One of the expectations of Rye's Christmas celebration was that people came in Dickensian costume, if they could, from Victorian times - and they did!

Subtle celebrations of Yuletide

In the historic parts of Rye Christmas is celebrated sedately - with some wonderful windows

Lamb House, this year, this life

Murder, music and mayhem - Lamb House has been at the centre of events in the town in 2015

Lets go to the movies!

This week's featured film at the Rye Kino - "The Dressmaker" based on the best-selling novel by Rosalie Ham, this bittersweet, comedy-drama is set in early 1950s Australia. Kate Winslet (pictured) is Tilly Dunnage, a beautiful and talented misfit, who, after many years working as a dressmaker in exclusive Parisian fashion houses, returns home to right the wrongs of the past....

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