Born Again Swindonian

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Born Again Swindonian

Written by me, Angela Atkinson, Born Again Swindonian celebrates Swindon – the town that I call home and that I’ve come to love in the half-century+ years I’ve lived here. 

Besides my blog activity, I’ve written four Swindon-related books and am a devoted grandma.    

Wrapped around Born Again Swindonian, are the activities by which I earn a crust. Namely: content marketing articles for, or articles about, Swindon & Wiltshire businesses for placement on this blog in either/or the Swindon in Business and Made in Wiltshire sections. 

I also offer proof-reading & proof-editing services – with the focus on business blogs. So, if you can’t write, don’t want to write or are too busy to write – get in touch. 

 

Latest Swindon Ramblings

I’m always looking for new and interesting angles to share when out and about in Swindon.

Prospect Hospice Swindon

Prospect Hospice Swindon

The strapline on the sign at the edge of the Prospect hospice Swindon grounds couldn’t be more apt. Though I only realized quite how apt when the CEO, Jeremy Lune, gave me a tour in recent weeks.

Paul Martin Hosting Highworth Event

Paul Martin Hosting Highworth Event

t’s time to get rooting around in the loft. Why? Well. Well known popular TV antique expert, Paul Martin, will be sharing his knowledge and experience with Highworth residents on Wednesday 1st May. On that day he’ll be hosting a free community valuation day at the Saracen’s Head Hotel in the Market Place.

A word about our sponsors

When I’m not being Born again Swindonian and writing Swindon-related books I offer proofreading, editing and writing services as AA Editorial Services.

Food, drink and cafe culture

Swindon has a burgeoning independent eating and coffee scene. You’ll find write-ups on just some of them here.

Heritage, culture and the arts

Swindon is so much more than its rich and varied industrial history. It’s been described as a surprising creative hotspot. And it is. Read some of the posts in this section and you’ll see for yourself. I’ve lumped heritage together with arts and creativity because so often they are intertwined. The image shows the front cover of an issue of the very splendid Swindon Heritage magazine. Always worth a read

Swindon in business

A departure here from the rest of the site. Here are posts about Swindon businesses – many of them start ups like my own AA Editorial Services. Some, but not all, are paid advertorials. I have to earn a crust. That said, I know all of them personally, I’ve met them in some business capacity. I do business with many of them & trust in the rest.

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Things to celebrate in Swindon

Find out more about the starting point of this blog. My non-definitive list of ten things to celebrate about Swindon.

Swindon's sons & daughters

A whole host of writers, actors, musicians and other notable people have connections with, or roots in, Swindon. Read about some of them here. The sculpture in the photo is of the Swindon-born actress Diana Dors. It’s located outside the Shaw Ridge cinema complex in West Swindon.

West Swindon – What the eye doesn’t see

Swindon In 50 Buildings

Swindon – A Born Again Swindonian’s Guide

Dona Bradley Architectural Illustrator

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