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17th December 2017 [jetpack_subscription_form] A Community Library Launches at the Swindon Hindu Temple To be fair, ‘A community library LUNCHES at the Swindon Hindu Temple’ would have been an appropriate heading being as how this event was celebrated with a food festival. Oh such scrummyness. Sadly for me, I’m getting
14th November 2017 [jetpack_subscription_form] 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
3rd September 2017 [jetpack_subscription_form] 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.
19th August 2017 [jetpack_subscription_form] The David Murray John Tower Modernist lines stand proud on Swindon’s skyline Back in 1950, in his ‘Studies of Swindon’, John Betjeman wrote, apropos of architecture in Swindon, that there was ‘very little architecture in Swindon and a great deal of building’. He then went on to
27th July 2017 [jetpack_subscription_form] Overview of Swindon’s theatre scene:via Wyvern Theatres’ blog Hello listeners I have, as you know, over the lifetime of this blog, banged on ad nauseam on here about Swindon’s theatre scene. And arts. And heritage. Culture in general to be honest. 293 posts worth of banging
23rd July 2017 [jetpack_subscription_form] Poetry in motion: Swindon Diamonds Oh I love this! Idly scrolling through Facebook as you do, I came across a video. It’s made by CREATE studios and features Swindon Community poet, Tony Hillier and his poem ‘Swindon Diamonds’. I somehow managed to miss it – never mind,