What is it about all these ‘offerings’ being made to the “Dog Poo Fairy?” I cycle through Sydney Gardens on … More

Just what is living in the temple attic?

There’s always something going on in historic Sydney Gardens. This time the action is within Minerva’s Temple – built to … More

Canal clean up – first phase completed!

If – like me – you are a regular user of Sydney Gardens you may have notice volunteers – working … More

Should we let the ‘ad men’ into Bath’s parks?

Being driven through Bristol recently l was only able to get a quick snap of a protest sign that has … More

Working on water.

If you are a regular user of the Kennet and Avon Canal towpath through Bath you may have noticed a group … More

Buddleia versus Brunel.

Elsewhere on Bath Newseum l have drawn attention to the state of the stone balustrade on the Grand Parade side … More

Brunel’s footbridge still due to be restored.

Brunel’s cast iron footbridge over the main line to London – cutting through Bath’s Sydney Gardens – is now open … More

It’s amaze-ing!

Hands up if you haven’t yet heard of the “Sydney Gardens Parks for People Heritage Lottery Fund Project.” Yeh l … More

Designs on Sydney Gardens

People can have their say on plans to secure a £2.7 million Heritage Lottery Fund to improve one of Britain’s … More

Temple Ruin

It’s a landmark building in historic Sydney Gardens. Minerva’s Temple by A J.Taylor – built to promote Bath at the … More

A (paint) brush with the past.

Elsewhere on this website you will see a story reflecting the sad state of affairs in historic Sydney Gardens. The … More

Putting Sydney Gardens out to grass.

Let me start by saying that l know the guys from the city’s parks department do a great job – … More

A temple of convenience.

Bath’s Sydney Gardens has a long and illustrious history. Laid out as commercially-run 18th century pleasure grounds –  in which … More

Let’s be seated.

Good to see the benches in Sydney Gardens are getting the repair ‘promised’ in labels stuck onto their previously much-battered … More

Guildhall buddleia and the new monolith.

A quick round up as we head into the weekend. Network Rail contractors have completed repairs to the decking of … More

Council statement on vandalised loos.

A spate of vandalism across many of the city’s new 20 pence in the slot toilets has put them all … More

Bath’s canal illuminations.

Here’s the sort of amazing lighting effect you can capture if you happen to be in this Kennet and Avon … More