Born Again SwindonianI moved to Swindon back in the 1990s from a part of the country that had been devastated by the 1980s pit closures. So coming here to Swindon was truly like coming to the land of milk and honey. I was afforded opportunities and facilities that were not easily obtainable back in my part of Derbyshire / Nottinghamshire. And that’s partly, but not entirely, what lays behind my fondness for, and advocacy of, Swindon and the decision to build this Swindon-centric blog. Don’t get me wrong: I’m as aware as anyone of what could be different and better. I simply try to look beyond that and see what’s beyond that – and there’s lots. As this blog can testify.
Latest Swindon Ramblings
I’m always looking for new and interesting angles to share when out and about in Swindon.
Where many creatives that I speak to have a shared tale of, if not parental antagonism to them pursuing art, then at least apathy and lack of support. But not so for Marilyn Trew artist.
March 4th 2019 How wonderful it is to be writing about Eastcott window wanderland - yet another brilliant community 'thing' organised by the better than brilliant Eastcott community group - based at Savernake Street Community Hall. They're jolly good at 'things' it...
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