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A colourful walk along North Street in Bristol

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A colourful walk along North Street in Bristol

The In Colourful Company colour walks around different cities in the UK are unable to happen this year, so here's a virtual walk around my little bit of Bristol.   Bristol is well know for it's street art.  In particular, the area around North Street in Bedminster (which is where I live) is full to the brim with colourful murals to brighten our days!  Upfest gallery hosts a nearly annual street art festival, bringing artists from all around the world, so the walls and shop shutters are a constantly changing canvas.  I've tried to add as many of the artists names...

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My top 5 house plants (for a plant killer)

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My top 5 house plants (for a plant killer)

Who loves house plants? I sure do.  I may have a bit of an addiction. They're such a nice way to bring nature inside, and another way to add colour to your home. But I have a confession.  I'm a serial plant killer.  Despite that, I'm slowly learning what I can keep alive in my house.  I'm definitely no expert, but I thought I'd share what I've found with you!  These are my top 5 house plants for the unskilled plant parent...     1. Monstera Deliciosa - Swiss Cheese Plant I love everything about these.  The retro look, the huge...

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Saturday night (NOT) at the movies!

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Saturday night (NOT) at the movies!

Have a night out at the cinema without ever leaving your house, with these top tips and free downloads

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