The Gentrification of Stokescroft, Bristol (and the irony of the anti-capitalist activists who accidentally raised house prices.)

I honestly believe that my friends accidentally raised house prices in Stokescroft, Bristol by being too creative – putting on epic free parties with art installations and leaving epic art all over the place from graffiti to sculptures. To whom it may concern – sorry. To my knowledge none of them got rich off it […]

The Guardian (and seemingly most of the country) got the Bristol riots all wrong…

hmm… I just read a Guardian article about the gentrification of Stokescroft in Bristol and they referenced the Stokescroft riots a few years ago, but they got it all wrong. Unfortunately they’re still saying “when a protest against Tesco turned into a riot” which is entirely innaccurate. From what I can tell it was when […]

10 Years of Bristol (9 years a Druid and 7 years aware of Balanced View)

10 Years of Bristol, 9 years a Druid and 7 years aware of Balanced View. I have recently moved back to London. This has prompted lots of reflection recently. One decade that spanned across Saturn’s return. 10 Years of Bristol, 10 years ago I left London and moved to Bristol. I had been getting depressed […]