5 Mar 2022

White Funnel Fleet Sailings 1965

White Funnel Fleet Sailings 1965

I started getting more interested in (very) local history when I started my One Mile Matt project. One of the things that fascinated me was the history of P & A Campbell’s White Funnel Fleet, which used to sail from very near me in Hotwells. I’ve always loved taking pictures of the vestiges of this […]

6 Mar 2021

One Mile Matt Progress

One Mile Matt Progress

So, a while back I had a vague idea to get some more exercise, take a few more photos, and do some coding: my One Mile Matt project. My aim was to walk every street within a mile of my house. When I made that last post, I’d done a few walks, taken a few photos, […]

31 Oct 2020

One-Mile Matt

One-Mile Matt

I heard about “burbing” the other day and it got me thinking — I’d already been wondering if I’d explored all my local walking options for lockdown exercise as I was getting a bit bored with my normal routes. I’ve lived here in Hotwells for more than twenty years now, so it’s hardly surprising I’m fairly familiar […]