22 December 2017 Short Story Writing Competition The Squat Pen Rests Calling all wordsmiths! In particular short story writers. Here’s a short story writing competition begging you to dig out your inkwells and quills. A certain Stephen Tuffin, creative writing tutor and writer and very funny bloke is organising a short
17th December 2017 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 over
5th December 2017 Wyvern Theatre Peter Pan Panto time Well listeners it’s that time of year again. Oh no it isn’t! Oh yes it is! If Christmas is coming then the Panto is here. Like all good theatres up and down the land, the Wyvern Theatre stages (see what
3rd December 2017 December Arts & Crafts fair at Richard Jefferies’ Museum So on Friday night listeners, a pleasant hour or so was passed up at the Richard Jefferies’ museum for the opening of their gorgeous arts and craft fair. You can visit the fair on Saturdays 10am to 4pm, and
The Spectrum Building My second favourite building, in Swindon, the David Murray John Tower being my number one, has to be the Spectrum Building – or the Renault Building as it still tends to be known. Built in 1981-82 to be a warehouse and distribution centre for vehicle components
26th November 2017 Eastcott community book launch: Legacy of a rag and bone man Well listeners! Yesterday was what I call a good Swindon day. The being cold, yet bright and sunny I walked into town from Grange Park. My first stop when I do that is always Paolo’s deli on
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.