A post from the Lydiard Park team about the devastating damage caused to the lovely old walnut tree just before Christmas 2013. As chance would have it, I had been in the park just a few days prior to that and taken some pictures around the park for my blog.
Coate Water Art Deco style concrete diving platform given listed status The now-defunct 1935 Art Deco style diving platform at Coate Water invokes a fair amount of nostalgia in me. As a child I was sometimes taken to Langold Lake (5 miles the ‘other’ side of Worksop). This was a
28th September 2014: Old post updated Kiln Park It’s interesting how, since starting this blog, I’ve begun noticing things more. Apropos the subject of this post it’s less a case of noticing and more a case of paying some actual attention. Kiln Park is a case in point. I live
November 2014: Sadly the stormy weather of Christmas 2013 destroyed the ancient walnut tree pictured below. Go here for more information about it. Below is a picture I took just the other day of how this once proud and ancient tree looks now. Such a shame but such is life. Swindon is