White Horse Pacified rides again

front of leaflet showing a woman and a model

20th June 2016 Well listeners. This is a bit exciting and no mistake. This week I got a message via the blog from a lady called Julie Livsey – the creator of ‘White Horse Pacified’ – part of the West Swindon Sculpture trail. http://swindonian.me/category/artscultureheritage/west-swindon-sculpture-walk-artscultureheritage/ http://swindonian.me/2013/07/11/west-swindon-sculpture-walk-part-3-white-horse-pacified/ She said: “It was a

Eastcott Circus event

man on high wire with trousers

8 June 2016 The Circus Came to Eastcott On a the kind of day that makes England the best place to be – if only we had more than one of then a year – the circus came to Eastcott and Savernake Street Social Hall via Falding’s Fandangos: https://www.facebook.com/faldingsfandangos/?fref=ts https://www.facebook.com/SavernakeStreetSocialHall/ This

Lotty’s War

programme cover lottys war

7th June 2016 Lotty’s War Being of the Baby Boomer generation I was born close enough (and my elder sister even closer) to the years of WWII for their shadow to loom large.  I do remember thinking (well with all that’s happening in the world now I still do TBH) what

Penny Readings Return!

Swindon penny Readings poster

7th June 2016 The Penny Readings Return In a fun and exciting collaborative adventure, Swindon Civic Voice and the good people of Poetry Swindon are proud to bring back to Swindon the Penny Readings. Swindon Civic Voice on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/swindoncivicvoice Poetry Swindon on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/search/top/?q=poetry%20swindon In a town that has a Mechanics’

Small Business Saturday UK

small business saturday uk 2016

4th June 2016 Small Business Saturday UK https://www.smallbusinesssaturdayuk.com If any listeners out there have read any of my ramblings in this section of this blog: http://swindonian.me/category/swindon-in-business/ you’ll have an inkling that I do what I can to support small businesses and the whole notion of shopping locally. In fact – I bang

New blog category: community

logo I wrote a blog and I liked it

28th May 2016 A quick flag up that I’ve created a new category on Born again Swindonian for community related posts: http://swindonian.me/category/swindon-community-groups/ There’s posts in it about some of Swindon’s community groups yes – but there’s a wider brush to it too – so there is now and will be posts