The Kids Are All Right!

I was in the thick of the Bristol #YouthStrike4Climate March the other day, and thoroughly proud of the kids. They turned out in their hundreds, in weather that didn't really promise much, and shouted and chanted and marched and bloody well protested for some long overdue climate action. As a child of the sixties I remember well... Continue Reading →

Bristol Bike Theft Awareness

An open letter to my MP Luke Hall, on the subject of motorcycle theft, following the meeting of the Bristol Bike Theft Awareness panel at BAWA on Tuesday 30th January 2018. (thumbnail image from Bristol Evening Post) Luke Hall MP 26 High Street, Chipping Sodbury, BS37 6AH Dear Luke This past Tuesday I, along with... Continue Reading →

The dangers of safety

This is a continuance of a previous blog entry, which I wrote on encountering Toby Bollards for the first time. Do read the initial post to get the full... impact... of this one. This post consists mostly of three photographs, which speak quite clearly for themselves. They were taken soon after the incident on Clarence Road in Bristol,... Continue Reading →

Tomb Stone Bristol

The roads are ever more congested and dangerous, they tell us. So here's a new delight - small almost invisible teeth in the road, that will catch you and rip you from your motorcycle and eat you up! Even if you're in a car you'll be very sorry you drove along Clarence Road, in my... Continue Reading →

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