A few days ago #BAS published a guest post from Councillor Jim Robbins concerning his visit to and reflections on #Swindon splendid STEAM Museum. Now here is his report on Lydiard Park and House another of Swindon’s gems – this one well-known though sadly so many aren’t. Like the West
May 29th 2014 – The Western Flyer During recent months all sorts of posts about the Western Flyer kept appearing on my social media streams. However, absorbed as I was in the final few months of my degree studies, I had neither time nor energy to engage with it all.
Monday 23rd March 2015 – Update I’m always happy to concede that there are others out there whose knowledge of Swindon is far deeper and greater than mine – ‘proper’ historians with in-depth knowledge where mine has hidden shallows. So it’s been pointed out to me today by one such
5th May 2014 – Hagbourne Copse, West Swindon I’m lost for words. Well okay, that’s never going to actually happen but the expression gives an indication of my surprise at finding out about this delight tucked away behind a busy main road, an industrial estate and the Holiday Inn Express.
To take a break from studying I’ve been lately been having a wander around Grange Park, where I live, and Freshbrook which is close by. And because I was wandering for its own sake, just to get some fresh air, stretch my legs and have a break from my screen, rather