West Swindon sculpture walk – Part 1.
Here’s a link to a map of this sculpture trail. In part 4 of this series my companion and myself visited ‘Hey Diddle Diddle’ which is in The Prinnels, West Swindon. I explained about spending the last twenty years seeing but not really ‘noticing’ that sculpture from the bus and
I’m in danger of getting evangelical on this topic but hey, I think it’s worth the risk. 🙂 Here in Swindon we are fortunate to have two amazing digital archive collections: the Swindon flckr collection and Swindon Viewpoint I first came across the Swindon flickr collection a couple of years ago
Old Town to West Swindon cycle path I recently posted about the wheel sculptures that can be seen on the Old town to West Swindon cycle path: ‘There are five wheels, from the Old Town direction towards the railway and Wootton Bassett Road they are Earth, Air, Fire, Water and
Below is a link a map and some descriptions of the sculptures: The Sculpture Tour West Swindon In part 3 of this series I wrote about ‘White Horse Pacified’ a 1987 sculpture by Julie Livesey and created during an international artists exchange between Swindon and Lisbon, Portugal, funded by the Calouste
….to me at any rate. Yesterday (Sunday 21st June 2013)myself and couple of friends went out on an EXPOTITION: we set out on a walk – this walk to be exact – a circular route beginning and ending at Croft Leisure centre and taking in Croft Wood, Wichelstowe Canal and Town Gardens.
Whenever I see this cow sculpture it makes me smile and think of one of my favourite Ogden Nash poems: ‘Two cows, mildly mooing: No bull; nothing doing’ Which, if you think about it, is a masterclass in understatement. As is: ‘The cow is of the bovine ilk; One end is
Sunday 1st March – update with link to blog post from Creative Wiltshire: https://creativewiltshire.wordpress.com/2015/02/25/swindons-artistic-hammerman/comment-page-1/#comment-1 A nice blog post about Ken from Creative Wiltshire that has a good picture, courtesy of Swindon Libraries, of one of Ken’s sadly now long-gone murals. Ken, as they say, like Alfred Williams – the Hammerman poet, before
Hello again dear reader, Welcome to part 3 in a series (I’m not sure how many the series will consist of cos I’m making it up as I go along) about the West Swindon sculpture walk – which you could be forgiven for having no knowledge of. This morning I
I’m not entirely sure I’m happy with the epithet ‘Surprising Swindon’ – it sounds rather as if it’s suggesting that something or someone is in the process of giving Swindon a surprise. But then if we change it to ‘Swindon Surprises’ then that leaves an impression of Swindon being about