Bristol Art and Photography

  • Figures suggest homelessness has doubled since the implementation of austerity by David Cameron’s Conservatives in 2010 (statistic via Crisis, see below), ...
    1 year ago
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    3 years ago
  • We now have a new website with an integrated blog! We will no longer be updating this blog, so please check the new site for all our updates>> weaponofchoi...
    5 years ago
  • Water Processing, originally uploaded by yetanotherdave. Filed under: Photo of the day
    7 years ago
  • Recently, with the No Tesco campaign going on where Jesters used to be on Cheltenham Road, a load of these stencils have been appearing up and down the Glo...
    7 years ago

Bristol Culture and Media Blogs

  • Photo: Richard Davenport What has the potential of being a murky, seedy, gloomy piece of class tourism is far from it. The Out of Joint Theatre Company re...
    2 weeks ago
  • How did I miss this at the time? A mind-blowing piece of agitprop/art put together by Darren Cullen with director Price James and others for Veterans For P...
    2 weeks ago
  • A property developer has taken a sledgehammer to a 400-year-old Jacobean ceiling in a conservation area of Bristol in order to devalue the property and co...
    1 month ago
  • A trip to beautiful Kensington Palace is always a massive high point of the year for me as I love visiting it so much. It’s just such a beautiful old build...
    1 year ago

Bristol Cycling

  • Brendon ValleyMick had been so right to insist we did not camp yesterday evening. It had rained all night and had we been out on the green we would have w...
    1 year ago
  • A quick note from the organisers -Adam and Steve- to say thank you for turning up. Twenty people all in, including Owen, a seven year old, whose participat...
    7 years ago

Bristol Fashion.

  • It’s time for another moving abroad post and this one is very dear to my heart. Perhaps you’re not a big fan of Christmas, perhaps you don’t celebrate it...
    10 months ago
  • Yes, that's right - Hip Shapes And Bristol Fashion has a new name and a fancy new look. [image: http://www.stylestudsandlace.com] Just click here to be ...
    3 years ago

Bristol Feminism

  • A long time ago, the day after I got my hair cut into a 1920s style bob, a male colleague asked me if my boyfriend gave me a pearl necklace to go with my h...
    1 day ago
  • The closure of Hooters in Bristol on Monday has been attracting attention on blogs as well as news sites. Here are some of the links: Sian and Crooked Rib ...
    5 years ago

Bristol Food and Drink Blogs

  • Penny Brohn UK are hosting their inaugural Nutritional Benefits of Seaweed Workshop at their National Centre, Chapel Pill Lane, Pill, on November 3rd. Th...
    2 days ago
  • A classic Jewish dish cooked overnight from my late mum's cookery book by Claudia Roden Continue reading →
    3 weeks ago
  • Vital Stats: Producer: Bignose & Beardy Cider Name: Katy Oak SV Region: Sussex ABV: 5.6% Taste: Medium Served: 330ml bottle at room temperature Smell: Fres...
    1 month ago
  • *Date and Time:* Sunday 27 September 2015, 15:30 *Name of Establishment:* Fishers Restaurant *Location:* 35 Princess Victoria Street, Clifton *Reason for Vis...
    1 year ago
  • Bath restaurant Menu Gordon Jones has won the prestigious title of South West Readers’ Restaurant of the Year by Waitrose Good Food Guide 2015. To qualify f...
    3 years ago
  • This will be the final “L Chef” column. This is not, by any means, because I have nothing left to learn. Anyone who has read about my kitchen experiments o...
    5 years ago

Green Bristol

  • Here is copy of my objection to proposals for 580 new car parking spaces as part of plans being put forward to redevelop Broadmead. Planning application n...
    1 month ago
  • *What a dog's breakfast they're making of the Temple Quarter Enterprise Zone. Here's the latest of a string of lost opportunities.... * A couple of key cycl...
    1 year ago
  • Chris Hutt passed away late February / early March 2010, aged 59 years. His funeral was held at Canford Crematorium on the 30th April 2010. I adapted and de...
    7 years ago
  • Hallelujah! The long-awaited consultation on the sale/lease of public land to property developers Squarepeg has finally begun. And when some poor PhD stude...
    8 years ago

Bristol History

Bristol Literature.

  • In all the commemoration of the First World War, and the inevitable political spats, there’s been a great deal of talk from various folks wanting to use it...
    3 years ago

Bristol Local Issues and Politics

  • Maudlin Street, July 2017. In the background you can see some old bits of the BRI being knocked down and replaced with premium student accommodation. In th...
    4 days ago
  • Theresa May was a strong Home Secretary but is a very weak Prime Minister. Having presided for six years over a department that has wrecked many careers sh...
    3 weeks ago
  • Lloyds Pharmacy in the heart of Westbury on Trym has closed its doors for the last time today. Workmen arrived at the store in Carlton Court to remove ...
    8 months ago
  • *THE CASE FOR ROMAN AND EARLY SAXON BEDMINSTER AND THE ROMAN ROAD FROM THE MENDIPS TO BEDMINSTER.* When people are asked about the history of Bedminster, ...
    4 years ago
  • The landowner Houshang Jafari is attempting to challenge the decision making process of Bristol City Council in their declaration of Grove Wood ...
    5 years ago
  • Simply Southville popped in to the new Mud Dock Deli that has just opened the other side of Gaol Ferry Bridge. Not only is this a welcome addition to the l...
    5 years ago
  • All of the limited edition mugs were sold within 3 days… So all the funds necessary to pay the costs owed to Bristol City Council have been raised. Payment...
    5 years ago
  • Hi all. If you were checking this blog you might notice that its been a bit quiet of late here. Well, shit happens in life and I've been busy on other stuf...
    6 years ago
  • Dear Stokes Croftians, Bristolians and other readers… This blog is on a temporary hiatus while we work on developing and launching an exciting new digital ...
    6 years ago
  • Yesterday a motion committing the Green Party to resistance to and no collaboration with the cuts was defeated at our spring conference in Cardiff yesterda...
    6 years ago
  • Now blogging over at *this site*. Everything will be transferred over once I work out how to do it. *Kerry McCarthy* www.Kerry-McCarthy.blogspot.com www.K...
    7 years ago

Bristol Miscellaneous Blogs.

Bristol Music Blogs

  • I go to hear singers I love live to feel the presence of the voice. My eyes may well be closed, or unfocussed much of the time. With June Tabor, say, Chris...
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  • "I arrived with the crew on the Monday and already felt preying eyes. The ground still stank of the decadence and depravity from equestrian parties and tro...
    1 year ago
  • Mainly thanks to their first two superlative albums, Jazzie B’s Soul II Soul soundsystem have become something of a British institution. There was a lo...
    2 years ago
  • Goatlab Radio returns after a year of silence! Thank you for all the kind words and pestering emails asking “When are you going to do another radio show?...
    5 years ago
  • Been dancing around this all week, undecided whether to go for a lengthy narrative exposition of the events of three sweltering days spent folkin' around...
    6 years ago

Bristol Parenting

  • Mersina was so cute today. She would bring me her little ladybug backpack with the harness; indicate she wanted the straps placed over her shoulders and th...
    5 years ago

Bristol Ranting

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