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  • Shamblestories 2017
    “Who wants to be in my band?”  Asks the Singer/Guitarist.  “There’s only one rule: you have to be naked.”“Do you not have to be able to play?”“Well, that’s a bonus, but you definitely have to be naked, that’s the main thing.”“Well, it’s a flip from the normal thing, isn’t it?  Well done you...”An enthusiastic drummer is on board from the start.  During the first song, a ... more
    Clayton Blizzard
    7 hours ago
  • Vegan Taster Menu at the Agape
    So Nadia persuaded Julian to cook us a vegan meal. Not just any vegan meal. Julian made it a fine dining experience, concocting a taster menu that took us on a gluten-free vegan tour of the classics.  Chef Julian Miles Loved this door-opening moment with Julian in his chef’s whites. Turned out Julian worked at Demuth’s, Bath (a vegetarian and vegan cookery school whose pioneering vegetarian restaurant is now with new ... more
    Real Food Lover
    17 hours ago
  • Hurricane Harvey is worse due to human activity and global warming
    Hurricane Harvey and the resultant flooding in Houston are worse than they would have been without global warming, and other human interventions.There are at least 7 factors that interact with this catastrophe..Sea surface temperatures are higher than in the past. This increases the power and water content of the hurricaneDeep sea temperatures are higher also. Hurricanes pull up water from the deeper layers of the sea. Normally these will cool ... more
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  • BWV’s Response to this Summer’s NHS Proposals
    Bristol Women’s Voice opposes the changes that NHS Bristol CCG is proposing: specifically, lowering the eligibility age for fertility treatment from 40 to 35 and defunding reconstruction on the unaffected breast following breast cancer surgery. We firmly agree with local councillors who have said  that these changes “will have a discriminatory and negative impact on women.” As the councillors have rightly said, the proposed changes to IVF […] ... more
    Bristol Womens Voice
    2 days ago
  • Life Gallery, Level 1: A Tribute to Heathcote Williams
    A Tribute to Heathcote Williams, public historian of great English insurrections: excerpts from ‘The Red Dagger’ and ‘The Invisible Captain Swing’. Poetry recited by Ciaran Walsh. The post Life Gallery, Level 1: A Tribute to Heathcote Williams appeared first on Bristol Radical History Group. ... more
    Bristol Radical History Group
    3 days ago
  • Additional car parking in Broadmead re-development plans
    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 number 16/06594/P can still be commented on here Green Councillor Charlie Bolton's petition opposing the additional car parking can be signed here.As a regular user of the Broadmead area I object to the plans  as they currently are.  In the main this is because of the ... more
    Sustainable Cities
    3 days ago
  • ** STOP PRESS – two Broomhill EPH evictions 11AM 16.08.17, including an illegal one of a very ill young woman **
    PRESS STATEMENT The Real Reasons Why Broomhill Elderly Peoples Home (EPH) Was Placed Under Occupation < This statement refutes the spurious claim made by Director of Housing Cllr Paul Smith of Bristol City Council (BCC) in the Bristol Post, August 10 that the remaining guardian-tenants at Broomhill EPH were ‘standing in the way’ of the council’s noble mission – allegedly by occupying the building, preventing its demolition, and the building ... more
    2 weeks ago
  • Bristol Branch Meeting
    Workshop with the Incarcerated Workers Organising Committee (IWOC). Come and join us in Hydra Books, Old Market, Bristol on 14 September at 7.30pm. ... more
    Bristol IWW
    2 weeks ago
  • ‘Refusing To Kill’ – Bristol’s World War 1 Conscientious Objectors
    From Saturday September 9th, the Remembering The Real World War 1 group are presenting an exhibition ‘Refusing To Kill – Bristol’s World War 1 Conscientious Objectors‘ in Bristol Cathedral on College Green. The exhibition will run until early January. Over 350 men from the Bristol area refused to fight in World War 1. They claimed […] ... more
    Real World War One
    2 weeks ago
  • For Prospect UK: Time and again, we find that terror suspects have a history of domestic violence. What will it take for us to listen to women?
    In the wake of Charlottesville, I wrote about the so-called alt-right, violent misogyny and white supremacist violence.It was pretty depressing.You can read it here. ... more
    Sian Crooked Rib
    2 weeks ago