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A Gig To Shout About | House of Commoners

House of Commoners are a nine piece live hip-hop band. They put on a cracking live performance last Thursday at The Canteen in Bristol.


Bristol jazz - Aug 24

Another quiet week coming up. Like the one just gone, the main gig interest is at Future Inns on Thursday – thanks to them for keeping going through the Summer. 233 more words


Lavender // Milk chocolate shortbread

Yesterday, on my way to the greengrocers, I found a little communal garden down a little backstreet that I’ve never taken before. Well, that’s not strictly true; last time I went down there it was winter, and me being me, there were no pretty flowers to turn my head. 653 more words


Ballooning in Bristol

This is a very delayed post for which I apologise. I returned home to a flurry of washing/drying because Katie was going away again the next day with a friend and her parents. 733 more words

Road Trip

An Extra Pair of Hands

Housewife: a married woman whose main occupation is caring for her family, managing household affairs, and doing housework.

Oh. I think I might be doing it wrong. 660 more words


Devolution - are we missing the point?

This blogpost first appeared on Bristol 24/7 “Is Bristol falling behind with devolution?

So the West of England, we are lead to believe, has so far been missing from government conversations about the latest round of devolution, but does it matter? 781 more words


Bristol International Balloon Fiesta

This weekend saw dozens of hot air balloons take to the skies for Bristol’s annual Balloon Fiesta. Since living in Bristol I have often seen the balloons float over the horizon at this time of year, but I have never actually attended the event. 890 more words