4th December 2016 ‘Today I went to a field in Wiltshire to witness the unveiling of a life-sized plaster elephant.’ A sentence I expected to utter never. But life is full of surprises huh? So. We have an elephant. in Swindon – well Liddington. But that’s close enough for government work.
23 November 2016 Oh boy! It’s Buddy! The Buddy Holly Story at the Wyvern http://www.buddythemusical.com https://www.facebook.com/buddythemusical First of all, to anyone out there, not of a certain age, just who WAS Buddy Holly anyway? In brief: ‘Born on September 7, 1936, in Lubbock, Texas, Buddy Holly was an American singer/songwriter
20th November 2016 Sourcing Sunday Lunch Well now listeners. A good old-fashioned Sunday lunch is a rare treat for me. I’m not keen on cooking generally I won’t lie – and I’m even less keen on the clearing away part. And goodness knows cooking a roast seems to generate an
15th November 2017 Swindon Small Business Saturday event at STEAM Sat 3 December 2016 – 08:00 – 09:30 GMT Hello listeners. I wrote on here not so long ago, in the post linked to lower down, about a forthcoming Small Business Saturday event in Swindon – at the STEAM museum. So this
12th November 2017 There are I know many of you out there that care about where you live. Many of you out there that care about Swindon. So here’s an initiative from the national civic voice movement that gives you the opportunity to show why you care about where you
Off the cuff: a brief history of cufflinks http://www.office-dress-shirts.com/shirt_cufflinks.html: ‘A cufflink (also cuff link or cuff-link) is a decorative fastener worn by men or women to fasten the two sides of the cuff on a dress shirt or blouse. Cufflinks are designed only for use with link cuffs (also known
5th November 2016 Sky High: Exhibition of David Bent’s work at St George’s, Bristol Situated in the crypt at St George’s is an exhibition of David Bent’s work. The building is described by a director of the British Museum as ‘a building which we think of as a twin sister’
4th November 2016 A Safe Harbour for Christmas Swindon charity The Harbour Project is releasing a new short film this week to mark the launch of its first Christmas Appeal. The film, produced by Swindon-based Create Studios, shows the impact of the charity’s work on newly arrived refugees and asylum