The Wish Hounds “And then he sought the dark-green lane, Whose willows mourn’d the faded year, Sighing (I heard the love-lorn swain), ‘Wishness! oh, wishness! walketh here.’” — The Wishful Swain of Devon. By POLWHELE. THE tradition of the Midnight Hunter and his headless hounds–always, in Cornwall, associated with Tregeagle–prevails
I’ve written about the West Swindon sculpture trail in several different ways in this blog. This though is a bit different. It’s a more literary piece being written as a piece of coursework for a #travelwriting module I took as part of my degree studies. The West Swindon Sculpture Trail or A
22 February 2014 I’m giving this post a re-blog because it features ‘The Watchers’ which happens to be Art gallery and museum’s object of the month. And also because I’ve added in a link to Swindon Local’s Flickr collection featuring a picture of the post Ken White created for the
So then. Who wants to pay me to write a travel guide for Swindon? Here’s my suggestion on an entry for the West Swindon sculpture trail.
I just love social media! One of my Twitter and blog followers sent me this photo,which is great, as being a non-driver and bogged down in studies I don’t get to all four corners of our town. What you are looking at is a new(ish) piece of public art that is
Alexander House Minis public art I tell you. I swear to your God and mine that I walk about with my eyes shut half the time. I’ve mentioned in my writings on here more than once, how I’ve managed to not really notice things. Well, some things are easier to
17th December 2013 Yesterday was the day of the Grand UWE Joint English Hons Mature Students Christmas ‘do’. Which meant my friend Kim, who hails from Bristol, came to Swindon for the day and we trawled round coffee shops and cafes, did a bit of heritage and ended the day in
As with my guide-book entry for the Magic Roundabout, (uni coursework) this is an attempt at the same for the West Swindon Sculpture tour, something I’ve written about from a personal viewpoint. However this piece is an attempt to write about the sculpture trail from the viewpoint of a dispassionate
Just a picture gallery of the West Swindon sculpture tour. But don’t rely on these – go and visit them for yourself! Here is a link to a map of the trail. A good starting point for this tour is the Link Centre. The upside down Cassandra is no longer
A little guest blog I wrote for Visit Wiltshire about the West Swindon Sculpture tour.