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5 Reasons to Blog Now!
In normal circumstances regular business blogging activity is a thing you should do. Along with brushing your teeth. And you can find a bit more about business blogging and its benefits here. But we don’t have normal circumstances. What we have is a Covid-19 pandemic throttling the world. So, if you’ve not done business blogging before here’s 5 reasons to blog NOW.
Ways to Work With Me
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 of the blog.
Athelstan Museum Turner Teatime Talk
A series of fascinating teatime talks continues at the Athelstan Museum in Malmesbury on Wednesday June 21. This time with an insight into Turner and the Sea.
The renowned Romantic artist Joseph Mallord William Turner became known as ‘the painter of the light’ and ‘the father of modern art’. His watercolour of Malmesbury Abbey hangs in the Athelstan Museum thanks to funding from the National Lottery.
Visual PR Makes You a Star
Motorsports commentator and presentation trainer Chris Dawes has launched a new business venture. Its aim is helping commercial organisations elevate their communications. He’s called it Visual PR.
The Mayor’s Parlour & Mace
The Mayor’s Parlour & Mace – two Swindon gems if ever there were. And at last I got to properly see the room – and the mace. When I wrote Swindon in 50 Buildings I did of course include the civic offices and the image below of the mayor’s parlour from the 1930s. I did take some photos – see bottom of the post – but they really don’t do it justice. You’d need to be David Bailey to manage that TBF.
Swindon Independent Film Festival
So – hands up who knew we have here a Swindon independent film festival? Well – you might but I didn’t until I started seeing their tweets. So here’s a wee post about it.
Paralympian Commentating at Wimbeldon
Paralympian Commentating at Wimbeldon. Former British wheelchair tennis player Louise Hunt will be sharing her expertise while commentating at this year’s Wimbledon championships. The championship has, this year, provided more opportunities for wheelchair players.
Chartered Accountants Charity Golf
Chartered Accountants Charity Golf – For the third year in a row, accountancy firm Haines Watts Swindon are sponsoring a charity golf day at Wrag Barn in Highworth. The purpose being to raise funds for Hft – a charity that supports people with learning disabilities.
Summer 2023 at the Bowl
Summer 2023 at the bowl in Town Gardens – South Swindon parish council announce their events for the spring/summer season.
History of Lacemaking Talk
The History of lacemaking is the subject of the latest Teatime talk at Malmesbury’s Athelstan Museum on Wednesday May 17th.
Urgent Call to Energy Suppliers
Urgent Call to Energy Suppliers. More than one in ten small firms fixed energy contracts during market peak last year. 93,000 small firms now say they’re in danger of having to close, downsize or do some radical restructuring of their businesses. Energy suppliers should give small firms the option to ‘blend and extend’ their fixed energy contracts, renegotiating and signing up for longer.
Railway Village Book Fair
Local author Lis McDermott and Dan Fishlock, Community Engagement Officer for the Mechanics’ Institution Trust are organising the first book fair for the Railway Village. It’s happening later this month (May 20).