Drumstick Pens Beat It

Drumstick Pens Beat It

Simon Webb, is well-known as a maker of beautiful hand-turned writing implements that tell stories. He’s crafted pens from woods that include church pews, Isaac Newton’s apple tree, the Richard Jefferies’ mulberry tree, HMS Victory and more. But it’s arguable that his drumstick pens beat it all.

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Swindon Gadget Man Draws Appy

Swindon Gadget Man Draws Appy

Swindon Gadget Man Draws Appy: Maths and physics whizz Joe Morgan has brought forward the release of his new free app: BAM The Drawing App. The aim? To entertain children locked down during Covid19.

The 39-year-old, who lives in Swindon, has launched his new tech product ahead of its original scheduled summer launch.

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Global Voices Unite Amidst Covid-19

Global Voices Unite Amidst Covid-19

Global Voices unite amidst Covid-19, as a group of people, who want to help each other, during the Covid-19 pandemic, have joined forces to write and produce a book. And all in the space of a week.

The book, Surviving the Coronavirus Lockdown and Social Isolation is available as an e-book and any monies raised will go to a mental health charity. All participants have given their time, knowledge and support free of charge.

This collaboration includes 65 contributors, all committed to helping people in lockdown. and experiencing social isolation.

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Author’s Book Launch Supports Jessie May

Author’s Book Launch Supports Jessie May

Author and writing mentor Lis McDermott launched her latest book of poems, Blossoms Fall, at a charity event in Highworth yesterday.

Friends joined her at the book launch where she read some of her poetry. The event raised money for Lis’s chosen charity Jessie May, which provides ‘hospice at home’ care for terminally ill children. The charity is currently supporting 35 families across Swindon and Wiltshire.

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Ways to Work With Me

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.

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A Swindon Wordsmith – George Ewart Hobbs

A Swindon Wordsmith – George Ewart Hobbs

Well here’s a bit of a novelty, as Graham Carter himself commented. What is? Me attending someone else’s book launch for a change. Rather than them being at mine – info on my own publications here.

For today saw the launch, at Swindon Central library of a new Swindon book by Noel Ponting and Graham Carter: A Swindon Wordsmith: The Life, Times and Works of George Ewart Hobbs.

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