Archive for February, 2010

At a meeting of the Bristol Tramways Company on February 16 1910, Sir George White announced to astonished shareholders that he planned to go into building these newfangled aeroplane chaps. I may tell you that, for some time past, my brother and I have been directing our attention to the subject of aviation, which is […]

Spotted this yesterday in Bristol’s ‘Harbourside’, the flashy development in an area once known as Canons Marsh. “Shaping a soul in the heart of Bristol” says the promotional drivel. Shaping a hole in the heart of Bristol, more like, given that many of these flats are empty. Many cities are now the same, blighted by […]