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

Summer stuff to do in Swindon on the cheap

23 July 2015 The kids have broken up from school and that means only one thing: ‘Mum, I’m BORED’. So here’s a non-definitive list of a five places to go and things to do without leaving Swindon – for kids of all ages – and without spending much money. In straitened

Ten things to celebrate about Swindon No 4: The sculptures. E: The Wish Hounds

The Wish Hounds - sculpture of large black dogs

The Wish Hounds “And then he sought the dark-green lane, Whose willows mourn’d the faded year, Sighing (I heard the love-lorn swain), ‘Wishness! oh, wishness! walketh here.’” — The Wishful Swain of Devon. By POLWHELE. THE tradition of the Midnight Hunter and his headless hounds–always, in Cornwall, associated with Tregeagle–prevails

A rough guide to Swindon: The Magic Roundabout

Swindon magic roundabout road sign

The Magic Roundabout Swindon Dare you navigate yourself across the infamous & world-famous counter-flow ‘Magic-Roundabout’ – the ‘white-knuckle’ ride of traffic? You’d be forgiven for being perplexed at the notion of a traffic roundabout being of any interest to anyone other than traffic-system aficionados. But you couldn’t be more wrong.