Chequerboard promenade along the seafront at the old resort town of Hastings on the Sussex coast, England
Tall black sheds where fisherman hang their nets to dry on the working end of the beach at Hastings, East Sussex, England
Gulls swirl around the fishing boats at Hastings, on the southern English coast Hastings has the largest and one of the last of Enland’s shore-based fishing fleets
King George V Colonnade on the seafront at Bexhill, East Sussex, England
Built in 1935, the De La Warr Pavilion is one of the earliest examples of Modernist architecture in Britain
Light twinkling in the English seaside resort town of Hastings on the Sussex coast, late on mid-summers evening (21 June)
Built in 1937, the art deco Marine Court apartment blocks on the Hastings seafront, on England’s south coast, was designed to resemble the Cunard liner Queen Mary
A stylishly hatted mannequin gazes through the display window of a vintage fashion shop in the old quarter of Hastings, East sussex, England
Completed in 1938 Marine Court adorned the fashionable seaside town of St Leonds-on-Sea and designed to resemble the new Cunard liner Queen Mary and is a fine example of Streamline Moderne architecture.
A gelato vendor on the seafront promenade at Hastings, peddling (and pedalling) his wares on a classic Pashley delivery bicycle
About Cafe Idler
Welcome to Cafe Idler. My name is Roff Smith. I’ve been a magazine writer and photographer – and idler in cafes – for more than thirty years. I’ve created this blog as an outlet for my own writings and photographs. I hope you will find some things in here you like. For more about me and my background see the About page. I hope you enjoy your visit.