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Mosaic homage to the Magic Roundabout Swindon’s Magic Roundabout is the stuff of traffic legend and lore and Swindonians are very proud of it. Whether, like Marmite, you love it or hate it – well you certainly can’t ignore it. As an adopted Swindonian I share this affection for the
The Magic Roundabout Swindon Dare you navigate yourself across the infamous & world-famous counter-flow ‘Magic-Roundabout’ – the ‘white-knuckle’ ride of traffic? You’d be forgiven for being perplexed at the notion of a traffic roundabout being of any interest to anyone other than traffic-system aficionados. But you couldn’t be more wrong.
Sunday 16th February A cake, a tart and an XTC song. A diverse set of articles is it not? Yet surprisingly perhaps there is a thematic link between them. Well two really. In the first place all three have been inspired by Swindon’s iconic Magic Roundabout, of which Swindon is very
I wrote this in the final year of my English/Eng Lang studies at UWE when one of my literature modules was on travel writing. For my coursework portfolio I wrote, amongst other things, some stuff about Swindon: a travelogue on the West Swindon Sculpture walk, when I did it with a friend in the
Swindon’s Magic Roundabout | Swindon Viewpoint. Wow! I just came across this fabulous piece of film made in 2008 from Swindon Viewpoint about the Magic Roundabout which I recently blogged about. I absolutely love it. The disjointed, unsettling soundtrack is very clever. And it, the roundabout that is, inspired the XTC song. ‘English Roundabout’ How
Yes! The Magic Roundabout. It’s a bit like Marmite. But whether you love it, hate it or are indifferent to it you certainly can’t ignore it. I’m not a driver myself so have no idea what sort of roundabout it is but according to ’roundabout.net’ it’s a counterflow roundabout: ‘There are