I’ve written about Swindon Viewpoint and shared some of their films at various times on this blog. When I first wrote about them it was the first I’d heard of the organization and I was immediately impressed and intrigued by the whole thing. Now I enjoy an occasional root through the archives
Regular readers of this blog will know that there’s been a poetry festival round these here parts of late. But it would be a big mistake to think that all or even any of the events were worth and heavy as nothing could be further from the truth. Last Saturday I
The Cakes & Ale cafe doesn’t just feed the stomach but the brain too! As this film (follow link below) from Swindon Viewpoint shows. Continental cafe culture comes to Swindon’s Old Town at Cakes & Ale, licensed cafe. Feed Your Head – What’s the point of Prison? | Swindon Viewpoint.
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
The moment I saw the double-decker bus in the car park of The Sun Inn at Coate, I was transported back to my formative years. The colours were different, this bus being blue and cream, whilst the Retford 1 and the Sheffield 3 (I think that was the number) were
Sadly not the full article..but you get the idea. A positive press for a change! Yay!! Swindon driving utopia | The Sunday Times.
Also from the pen of Festival Chronicle – more musings on activities of versification in the 2013 Swindon festival of poetry. Because, as I keep saying, Swindon IS the world capital of poetry. Sliproad Poetry – Up the Junction! at Swindon Festival of Poetry | Festival Chronicle. But it’s not just
See below a link to festival chronicle’s write up of the appearance by Roger McGough at the Wyvern Theatre in Swindon as part of the Swindon Poetry festival 2013. I was there – I concur. Roger McGough – Swindon Festival of Poetry | Festival Chronicle.