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    Bristols best places to eat out

    Things are so uncertain for people in the hospitality industry right now. It is hard enough at the best of times owning your own restaurant or bar, or even working in one.  As a former bartender and waitress, I spent many recent years as a server and I have made lots of friends in the Bristol hospitality industry and these friends are now in trouble.  Many of my friends will lose their jobs during and after this crisis, we need to support the industry as much as possible, because it is a huge sector of the economy. Bristol is a beautiful and friendly city, it is full of independent shops,…

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    Somerset isn’t the worst place to quarantine…Here is why.

    The worlds view of England is changing. Between Brexit and the disaster that is the handling of Covid 19, I feel like a stigma will be attached to U.K passports from now on and for years to come. But saying that, as a quarantiner in the South West of England I can say that it certainly has its upsides, too. I headed back from Vietnam, where I was living, on the 23rd March 2020 with a heavy head when things were getting serious with Covid 19 in this country. On the same day that I landed in Heathrow, the announced the lockdown in England, phew, I was very lucky to…