24th January 2018 Nail your smear with Honestly Ombre A Swindon-based beauty business is encouraging women to get themselves a smear test by offering a free manicure in her treatment room in Old Town, Swindon. From Jessica’s ‘About Us’: ‘I’m Jessica, the Creative Director and Author of Honestly Ombré, a
7th January 2018 Switch on to Swindon stories: a round up If you’ve been paying attention at all listeners, you’ll have noticed that, over the last few months I’ve shared stories from friends and clients that I felt fitted with the notion of Switch on to Swindon. I had every
14th November 2017 Over the last few weeks and months I’ve shared on here experiences of, and reflections about, Swindon from friends and clients. They’re all under the Switch on to Swindon category on this blog: http://swindonian.me/category/switch-on-to-swindon/ This one comes from Catherine Attewell who wears another hat as Catherine Jay jewellery.
12th November 2017 The Thistle Express Swindon About a month ago I posted this blog about the launch of the Thistle Express on Fleming Way in Swindon: http://swindonian.me/2017/10/04/thistle-express-swindon-launches/ But I’ve now had a chance to spend a night there so can share my impressions of the Thistle Express Swindon with you.
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
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
3rd September 2017 Why I love Old Town Hello listeners Gosh, September is here and autumn is now fast approaching. So here’s a nice opportunity to share a few lines and photographs from Odile Motte that are a perfect evocation of long, sultry summer evenings from earlier this year. Particularly
30th August 2017 Pew here for a hand-turned pen with a Christ Church connection Swindon pen-maker Simon Webb, has a well-established reputation for fashioning exquisite hand-made pens from wood connected to aspects of Swindon’s history. The latest piece of piece of wood to enter his workshop is a section of
18th August 2017 Hypnotherapist ups the ante with Las Vegas conference Swindon-based, clinical hypnotherapist Helen Breward is presenting her ground-breaking work on relieving women’s menopause symptoms to the 2017 HypnoThoughts Live conference in Las Vegas. The Las Vegas conference is suitably oversized with an impressive list of speakers all considered trail
12rh August 2017 7 Reasons to Switch on to Swindon Hello listeners. Here we are in August already. Aargh! Where is the year going to? Anyway – here we are with another guest post celebrating our lovely town. This time from Julie Nicholls. Julie lives in Old Walcot and runs