Prompted by a tweet – oh the joys of social media – I thought I’d do a quick post about Swindon’s Gilbert & Sullivan society. Now I know G&S isn’t to everyone’s taste but I absolutely love everything about and have done since being introduced to ‘The Mikado’ when at
At the end of part 5 of this series, Kim and I had reached Nexus at Freshbrook, at which point we called it a day as we were ready for dinner. We’d been out for hours and had a great time but had still only visited 5 out of the
Sunday 4th August Well okay, not exactly high jinks but there was a very tasty tapas lunch in the pleasant surroundings of the sunny courtyard of the Highworth Hotel (what used to be Jesmond House ) which is about as close to high jinks as it gets these days… On Friday
West Swindon sculpture walk – Part 1.
Here’s a link to a map of this sculpture trail. In part 4 of this series my companion and myself visited ‘Hey Diddle Diddle’ which is in The Prinnels, West Swindon. I explained about spending the last twenty years seeing but not really ‘noticing’ that sculpture from the bus and
I’m in danger of getting evangelical on this topic but hey, I think it’s worth the risk. 🙂 Here in Swindon we are fortunate to have two amazing digital archive collections: the Swindon flckr collection and Swindon Viewpoint I first came across the Swindon flickr collection a couple of years ago
Okay, I know the general ethos of this blog is to be positive about Swindon but here’s a teeny, tiny rant… Looking for postcards to use with my ESOL student I discovered how elusive they are. Why? They appear only to be available in W H Smith’s, and the library –