Plastic art

Here’s the way Lima in Peru illustrates the scourge of plastic and the environmental damage it does to the natural … More

Bath Festivals awarded council grant.

The immediate future of Bath Festivals has been secured following news that councillors have agreed to a £75,000 one-off grant to … More

Don’t bury it – burn it.

The ruling Lib Dem group at Bath and North East Somerset Council have publicly’ vowed’ to end – what they … More

Lost for words

It’s not often you will find me lost for words but this morning l was speechless with fury. Despite Somerset … More

Telling tales with needle and thread.

  Work is well advanced now in preparing the north side of the nave of Bath Abbey for the next stage … More

Why what’s best adds up to zero.

I cannot say today’s  National Clean Air Day had much effect on the usual London Road queues into the centre … More

Last post in Broad Street.

Behind the covered first floor windows of W H Smith’s Union Street shop, contractors are busy getting things ready for … More

Just the ticket

The spotlight – in Bath – is very much on England’s maritime hero Admiral Lord Nelson at the moment with … More

Conversations with a cushion.

I won’t forget my first ever visit to an annual general meeting of Bath and North East Somerset Council. I … More

All change in Walcot Street.

So it goes like this. Farpoint has closed in Walcot Street. Its computer and sound system location just happened to … More

Bath Camerata’s new CD

Not all of Bath’s ‘fame’ lies with Roman ruins or Georgian architecture, in the world of music it happens to … More

What’s that in your window?

This year’s Bath Festival – a celebration of music and literature featuring more than 120 events over ten days – … More

Bath, April 26th.

Bath doesn’t rate very well in the litter stakes with our streets way down the list for cleanliness – often … More

What an image.

This is the entrance to one of Bath’s finest Georgian buildings – built by Thomas Baldwin between 1775-8. The Guildhall … More

Bench marks.

A brunch-fuelled morning in Bath where – even with your eyes closed – you would know it’s Sunday. It’s where … More

EU elections

I am personally pleased that the UK is due to take part in the European Parliamentary Election on Thursday 23 … More

Mr B plus

Good to see Mr B’s bookshop just got bigger. Not only is this an independent retailer having faith in the … More