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Quando, finalmente, em Bristol

No caminho de Londres pra Bristol quase todos os brasileiros ficaram cochilando no ônibus. Acho que todo mundo tava cansado de tanta informação, de tanto andar, de tanto conhecer coisas e pessoas novas. 1,335 more words

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A Decent Home?

In Bristol and the UK we have large numbers of people who can no longer afford a decent home. They are stuck living with parents, or in private rented accommodation that is overcrowded, expensive and in poor condition and they have been denied the opportunity of moving into social housing because the council stock has been sold off under the Right to Buy and council’s have been constrained in their ability to replace it with new housing. 1,172 more words


Suspension Bridge | The way the Bristolian use to go to east

The bridge was built in the eighty century by the engineer that projected and realized the great western railway. The image doesn’t give you the sense of bigness of the bridge, it is mastodontic. 55 more words


Clifton by Night

Evidence of a night time meander around Clifton accompanied by assorted tripods and members of Bristol Photographic Society.  It is even clearer at night that the streets are paved with gold in this gentrified enclave of Bristol.


Bristol Harbourside

The rebranding of the disparate communities and historical entities surrounding Bristol’s floating harbour into the tourist marketing speak of a generic ‘Bristol Harbourside’ is relentless.  Where the luftwaffe failed corporate newspeak blandness prevails. 28 more words


Poverty of hope and opportunity

Blog Action Day this year is all about inequality, an issue I have written about several times on this blog in relation to Bristol, my home city, and its many contradictions. 1,480 more words


Unveil'd Unveiled

Although this is the second school year that I am spending in Bristol and I am fairly familiar with the hidden places and the little secrets of the city, I still feel like there is so much more under the surface, always another layer to be discovered. 351 more words