11th November 2017 The Choc Shop Right listeners. I’ve lost count now of the times I’ve heard (on social media of course) cries of ‘What do want? Independent shops. When do we want them? Now!’ Or words to that effect. For some time now we’ve had my much-loved and much
26th October 2017 Lord Joel Joffe Last night I had the privilege of attending a memorial event for Lord Joffe – or Joel as everyone knew him. I knew of Joel and his connections with many Swindon organisations of course way before I met him. His patronship of Swindon 105.5,
4th October 2017 The Thistle Express launches in Swindon It’s good to see what was – many years ago – the Wiltshire hotel and latterly The Thistle, back in use as the Thistle Express. It’s in a super fab location for sure. Literally a spit from the railway and bus
18th September Five Rhythms Dancing First steps taken to bring mindful dancing to Wiltshire A type of dance which requires no skill and no compulsory lycra, and is open to everyone, regardless of ability or disability, is being brought to Wiltshire. 5Rhythms dance dates back to the 70s, and was
21st July 2017 Here we go with another guest post, in the spirit of Switch on to Swindon, written by my AA Editorial Services client Reshma Field – aka Ishbel’s Wardrobe. Aside from Reshma’s feelings about the town centre I couldn’t agree more! So thanks Reshma for a super positive post
21st June 2017 Hello listeners. Continuing with my series of guest posts from friends and AA Editorial Services clients we have this one from Carol Aplin of Pink&Green skincare. Carol lives in the Kingshill area so often walks and cycles along the canal enjoying the nature to be found there.
28th April 2017 Via Buzzfeed: 24 Things That Aren’t Completely Awful About Swindon or Put another way: Great Things about Swindon Hello listeners. In case you’ve missed it on social media this post is mainly a share of a Buzzfeed article with the snappy title: 24 Things That Aren’t Completely Awful
11th April 2017 Wake up and smell the heritage Swindon Heritage What follows is a link to an article in the Swindon Advertiser. Not written by me – it’s the work of Graham Carter of Swindon Heritage magazine. Read also about Swindon Heritage magazine here. It’s hard to argue with
Why you should hire a wedding venue stylist Weddings can get so bogged down in the endless exigencies of organizing and planning that the experience itself, when it finally occurs, can seem as though it has very little to do with the love that inspired it in the first place.
11th April 2017 My Switch on to Swindon story I’ve been in Swindon for around 23 years. But I’ve only properly noticed it for the last 4 years. That ‘noticing’ process began when I started to write my Born again Swindonian blog – ‘Blogging Positive about all things Swindon’.