Southmead Renal Ride – Charity Motorbike Ride Bristol

The Renal Care Appeal – The Richard Bright Renal Centre at Southmead Hospital Bristol is the largest of its kind in the South West of England. It carries out more than 100 kidney transplants every year and has led the way with keyhole surgery, spousal donation and non-heartbeating donor transplants. The unit is also pioneering techniques … Continue reading Southmead Renal Ride – Charity Motorbike Ride Bristol

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Bristol Food Connections

It was a very busy Bank Holiday Weekend! Why? Well Bristol held a HUGE foodie celebration across the city. Bristol Food Connections is a city wide festival celebrating all things food.  Venues include Waterfront Square, Anchor Square, Millennium Square, College Green and a very exciting tipi village in Queens Square. Top chefs including Jamie Oliver, … Continue reading Bristol Food Connections

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Bryan Ferry and Steve Harley and Cockney Rebel at Glastonbury Abbey

Glastonbury was absolutely heaving!   Queues were forming at all the entrances to Glastonbury Abbey, the sun was shining, picnic hampers and comfortable seating to hand, young and old alike all waiting for the gates to open at 5pm. Brian Ferry, with Steve Harley and Cockney Rebel as support were due to play at the Glastonbury … Continue reading Bryan Ferry and Steve Harley and Cockney Rebel at Glastonbury Abbey

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Salisbury’s 1st Annual Christmas Market

The full moon glowed brightly in the cloudless, dark night sky whilst the lantern parade moved through the old streets of Salisbury. Rather magical! Poetic bit over, the streets were absolutely heaving!  Salisbury Market Square decorated with festive coloured lights, a tall elegant Christmas tree standing by the Town Hall, the honey coloured decorated chalets brimming … Continue reading Salisbury’s 1st Annual Christmas Market

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From top of Cabot Tower to the bottom of the Grain Barge Bristol

What a treat, the sun was out and time to take the air. Views from Cabot Tower were stunning this afternoon (only about 100 steps to climb) but worth it for the reward at the top. Views of Bristol’s Harbourside, the Cathedral and beyond. After a stroll down Park Street, a wander past M Shed, … Continue reading From top of Cabot Tower to the bottom of the Grain Barge Bristol

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A privilege to watch Skyfall at the Odeon Leicester Square

Having purchased my James Bond 007 Skyfall tickets for the UK’s first showing at the Odeon Cinema in Leicester Square (and were now securely placed in my hand bag), I took the tube to South Kensington to visit the stunning new Hollywood Costume Exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum. Spectacular – but  very, very … Continue reading A privilege to watch Skyfall at the Odeon Leicester Square

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