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
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
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
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.
The West Swindon Sculpture Trail Take the sculpture challenge: follow the map and go in search of the sculptures A map pf the walk is here: The Sculpture Tour West Swindon Somewhat surprisingly perhaps this sometimes un-prepossessing town possesses a rich cultural landscape liberally scattered with public art – in particular
This section of the blog is going to be rather different from my other posts. Where they are written in my own voice, these are going to be written as if for a rough guide to Swindon so, therefore, from a neutral viewpoint describing things as they are and the