Tag Archive | Bristol

The Everlasting Arms (for Becky Watts)

This morning’s Thought for the Day had to be prepared carefully and delivered sensitively. On February 19th, 16-year-old Becky Watts, from St George in Bristol, went missing. Her family live about a mile away from Kingswood, where we live. Today (March 4th), her stepbrother Nathan Matthews was charged with her murder after body parts were […]

Prawn Cocktail Pancakes….anyone?

This week my Thought for the Day fell on Shrove Tuesday. This was also the day that a¬†nostalgic feature on Berni Inns was being discussed on the breakfast show. The Rummer Hotel, (site of the very first Berni restaurant) was staging a Berni Inns Revival Night. The menu comprised of classic retro food – prawn […]

Going, Going, Gromit!

Last night 81 (plus a few smaller) Gromits were auctioned off to raise money for Bristol Children’s Hospital. An amazing ¬£2,357,000 was raised after a summer which saw thousands of people taking part in the Gromit Trail around Bristol, spotting as many of the decorated dogs as they could. This morning my Thought for the […]