Interesting! At Univeristy we’ve looked a bit at how every new technology creates a panic – putting it in simplistic terms. So when Caxton started his printing business everyone tutted and shook their heads and said it will kill manuscripts etc. Though in that case it did – apart for
29th October 2016 The Richard Jefferies museum http://www.richardjefferies.org About Richard Jefferies: “John Richard Jefferies (6 November 1848 – 14 August 1887) was an English nature writer, noted for his depiction of English rural life in essays, books of natural history, and novels. His childhood on a small Wiltshire farm had a great influence on
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.
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’
Ralph Bates – Swindon born writer From the website of the Ralph Bates project: ‘In the brilliant constellation of revolutionary novelists of the 1930’s—Dos Passos, Malraux, Silone—only Ralph Bates is today scarcely remembered. This is unjust. Bates, an English resident of Spain for many years, has been an American even
What an absolutely delightful write-up of this event – I’m rather jealous I didn’t have a small child to take – from young Salvador. Salvador wrote a completely fabulous guest post for me some time ago so I was really delighted to read this piece. Well done Salvador. 🙂 Salvador