Turf wars!

Carl's Lawn And Tree Care Arsenal

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

Citizen’s Advice Swindon

Citizens advice logo

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

Stylish Swindon 

group of women talking

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

Going off the rails

wrought iron railings

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

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