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James Laverack – My Little Pony: Friendship is magic

It started innocently enough – a couple of episodes on a phone in a quiet corner of the computer lab; hours later was on the internet watching more. In no time at all he was arranging to watchthe latest episodes … Continue reading

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Lia Han – Stop Asking for a Lightsaber

Luke ran around the swamp on encumbered by nothing more than an oddball green midget with a peculiar turn of phrase. We doubt that he would have been quite so nimble if he’d been dragging a four-ton power source for … Continue reading

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Martin Booth – The Joy of Eccles Cakes

Move over ! Martin Booth, as well as writing about how fantastic Bristol is, also happens to be the UK’s foremost expert on Eccles cakes. In this sweeping epic of an Ignite talk, Martin takes us round most of the … Continue reading

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Caitlin Greenwood – It’s all just ancient history

Ancient history is interesting. It’s a great source of stories and more historical fiction than you can fill a library with. But it shaped our world, from our governments and to our hallway floors. Caitlin Greenwood wants us to remember … Continue reading

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Sam Phippen – Games, Gamers and Gaming

Gaming is no longer the preserve of solitary teenagers lurking in bedrooms. It’s a global, mobile activity more people take part in than perhaps even the participants themselves realise! For his excited at Ignite Bristol, wanted to speak about his … Continue reading

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Gill Nicol – Contemporary Art. Why Bother?

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DIwRtT1nR5M] What does art mean to you? Is it inspiring or infuriating? If you’re the type of person who wonders how to relate to a black bin bag on the floor of a gallery then understands your feelings. In … Continue reading

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