15th July 2016 Garden Maintenance: the answer lies in the soil! Not so many years ago, well for people of a certain age at least, the garden often consisted of a scrubby patch of lawn with flower borders around the edge and possibly a rose bed in the middle. How
14th July 2016 Wellbeing Wednesday – a blog This is a quick share of a blog I’ve come across: https://wellbeingwednesday.wordpress.com What it’s about: We are a collection of different people who meet together on Wednesday afternoons in a Library in Swindon. Whilst there we chat, laugh, eat, drink and cry together.
13th July 2016 Hello listeners This post is some information from the wonderful Citizen’s Advice peeps here in Swindon. They are looking for volunteers to help them with their expanding telephone service. Volunteers needed for Citizen’s Advice Swindon’s Telephone Service Expansion Citizens Advice Swindon is expanding its telephone advice service
27th June 2016 It’s all in the best possible taste! “Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.” ― Coco Chanel Okay listeners – what we have here is a light-hearted blog but with a purpose which is to give something of a showcase to some
26th June 2016 It’s the rail thing Oh listeners. I AM ashamed. All the years I’ve been in Swindon and have walked past the town hall – now the home of Swindon Dance – I’ve never noticed the railings around that building and how beautiful they are. How on EARTH
23rd June 2016 Free event will focus on Swindon’s services for older people A quick shout out here for an event from Bluebird Care: When and where: July 5th at Christchurch Community Centre in Old Town. Cricklade Street, Swindon SN1 3HB 1-4pm What and Why: A free event aimed at
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
19th April 2016 Well I say part 1 – I’m not sure if I’ll get round anymore of it or, if I do, if I’ll have time to blog about. But in a spirit of hope if not expectation here we have: Part 1: Swindon Dance, Artsite and the Central