28th May 2017 King’s Farm Wood Walk With the Switch-on to Swindon initiative kicking off this year I thought it would be good to get some perspectives on Swindon from some other people instead of only mine. Read my Switch on to Swindon story here: http://swindonian.me/2017/04/11/my-switch-on-to-swindon-story/ I’ve met loads of people when
23rd March 2015 Richard Jefferies Old Town walk Part 1 Oh listeners, I do love a bit of urban discovery as evidenced with my travelogue on the West Swindon sculpture trail and the subject of this post turned out to offer some nuggets of urban discovery. When I say ‘discovery’ I
May 29th 2014 – The Western Flyer During recent months all sorts of posts about the Western Flyer kept appearing on my social media streams. However, absorbed as I was in the final few months of my degree studies, I had neither time nor energy to engage with it all.
5th May 2014 – Hagbourne Copse, West Swindon I’m lost for words. Well okay, that’s never going to actually happen but the expression gives an indication of my surprise at finding out about this delight tucked away behind a busy main road, an industrial estate and the Holiday Inn Express.
To take a break from studying I’ve been lately been having a wander around Grange Park, where I live, and Freshbrook which is close by. And because I was wandering for its own sake, just to get some fresh air, stretch my legs and have a break from my screen, rather
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
Not long back it was Swindon the Driving Utopia, now it is cycling haven as Claire Fleming, of Swindon Bicycle User Group and Swindon Borough Council travel plan officer explains here: Cycling in my city: Swindon | Latest News | Cycling Weekly. In the article, in Cycling Weekly, she explains: “I spent 18
Driving Utopia and now cycling…Down up pedal, down up down… » Cycle leaders to get on their bikes to help community. “Cyclists in Swindon are taking part in a national campaign to get even more people on to two wheels. Swindon Borough Council is hosting British Cycling Ride Leader training
Well, you learn something new every day don’t you? And it’s amazing what you can discover in the Twittersphere. Until some interactions on Twitter yesterday I had no idea of the existence of Swindon Travel Choices. Well, actually that’s not strictly true – I had seen persons on the bus
You know, Swindon is not a bad place to be if you want to get yourself off the sofa and get into the great outdoors. I’ve written at length here about the West Swindon sculpture walk and the walk along the old town railway path where the wheel sculptures are.