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Brunel's Clifton Suspension Bridge turns 150


...and boy, will there be a party. Bristolians are very proud of their heritage; the patchwork houses in Totterdown, glorious cathedral in the centre, the harbourside, and of course, the legacy of Isambard Kingdom Brunel. In 1843 - the year of its completion - the SS Great Britain was the largest ship in the world, and the first ever propeller-driven, ocean-going ship. She now sits regal...

Pippa's Back!


Dear devoted Listbroker fans, It is with great excitement that I write my first ever blog post here at Listbroker.com! As many of you know I worked with Kelvin for over two years before in December last year I took the decision to flee society and run for the hills... quite literally! My husband and I had always wanted to work a ski season, and as we are not getting any younger, we t...

Can't make Notting Hill? Come to St. Pauls?


Here we go again. Bigging up Bristol & why not ey? It’s a wonderful city! Suffering with a little Glastonbury post session depression my brain got a drifting to this weekend’s party event, St. Pauls carnival. For those of you London bound, if a street party if your kind of fun you have probably been to more than one Notting Hill Carnival in your time. It’s a...

Blog request | The Mongol Empire


The Mongol Empire was the largest continuous land empire of all time. At its height of power it encompassed an area five times the size of Alexander's Empire, extending from the Pacific Ocean to the Danube River. Amazingly, most of the empire's success can be accredited to one man, born as Temujin who later became Chingis (Genghis) Khan. Temujin began his career with a ragtag clan th...

Welcome to Bristol. The best place to live in Britain.


Welcome to Bristol You may recognise the iconic Clifton suspension Bridge sitting on our home page, when it came to giving the website a revamp, we thought long and hard about what we wanted to show our visitors. We chose this image, because we are proud of where we are from. Personally, I never liked the hustle & bustle of London much. Being out of the lime light gives me a litt...