Extinction Rebellion are a non violent global movement. They respond to local authority and government inaction to climate change. There aim is to create positive change for the environment before its too late. XRBeds perform acts in the public arena to increase awareness of the earths plight. “Climate change is the responsibility of everyone”, said Bedford’s Mayor recently. What he didn’t recognise is that for … Continue reading Bedford’s Extinction Rebellion, Saturday, and everything stops for a while.
February is not my favourite month. Not great for going on trips. A good time to stay home, keep cosy and maybe get a few things done on the old van. Also a good time to enjoy the local sights. So when you read a short piece in the Saturday Guardian colour supplement, describing the place where you live, Bedford, (see link below), that other … Continue reading February in Bedford and acting like a tourist.
If you park in the National Trust car park (see map below) near the Dovecote (sign posted off Bedford Road), there are three buildings of historical interest dating from the 16th century. The Dovecote dates from 1543, the stables from 1539 and the church of St Lawrence. From there you can walk either via the river path or the old railway path towards Danish Camp … Continue reading Willington, Bedfordshire.
FoodDrunk is back. Bedford Esquires. May bank holiday. Last year Bedford’s Street Food and Cider festival was held to celebrate the Esquire’s 27th birthday. This year it’s to celebrate whatever you want. Esquire’s 28th birthday? last year it was cider. This year it’s gin. Forty gins to be precise. Throw in some amazing bands and artists, mix that with those Roll Your Own Records guys, providing sounds … Continue reading Esquires, Bedford, Food Drunk is on again – 26th May