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Gail Boyle – Making Collection Connections

People are different, and a whole lot less likely to think like professional museum curators than they would like you to believe. Gail Boyle of Bristol Museum and Art Gallery explains how she tries to combine items in the City’s … Continue reading

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Nigel Howe – Timber House

Never mind that no-one has built in timber on such a scale in the city for close on a century, Nigel Howe’s plan is to no less than to rebuild “the finest building in England” and a Bristol landmark that, … Continue reading

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Tomas Rawlings – Building News-Games

When people heard about Endgame: Syria, a video game created by Tomas Rawlings and his Auroch Digital team, they naturally assumed it would be another crass shooter, tastelessly exploiting the misery of people still enduring the civil war. But that’s … Continue reading

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Stephen Clarke – The Bristol Pound

Stephen Clarke likes to keep himself amused by walking into local shops and asking if they accept the Bristol Pound, the local currency of which he is a passionate advocate. If the shopkeeper does, then great, they conduct business. If he … Continue reading

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Martin Joiner – Jennifer Aniston

The war on drugs has long thought been unwinnable – but just how could the politicians ever have thought they could win when they were up against the barnet that launched a million imitations? Martin Joiner display a deft talent … Continue reading

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Sam Maher – The Serendipity of “What if…?”

What if we all made the effort ask “what if..?” every day? For Sam Maher, who seems to be working out the answer to “what if I simultaneously had more jobs than some people have in a lifetime?”, the results could be magical. … Continue reading

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