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your next rise up | Bristol’s childcare crisis

In the last couple of days, I’ve been thinking something I never thought I’d think. Is Bristol’s family-friendly brand just skin-deep? Bristol had beaten London to the post in a survey of which UK city has the most expensive childcare. As usual, the statement belies the facts. Childcare here isn’t…

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the next level fabulous | Drag Queen Story Time

Every so often, something so utterly perfect appears in Bristol for families, that you can’t quite believe your luck. Last month, I started seeing events popping up at our Bristol Libraries which, honestly, I felt like applauding. Drag Queen Story Time. In Bristol, we are now bestowed with the first…

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Always a pleasure – my inspiration from Gloucester Rd

We’re never moving to North Bristol. That ship sailed more than three years ago, when the vendor pulled out of selling us the perfectly symmetrical 1930s semi up near the prison. We saw it as a sign, and went South, which became our home. I’ll always be honest about this…

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