This year’s most popular Bristol Bugle posts of the last 12 months, 2018

2018 was year of days, months and seasons across the world, no less more so than in Bristol, which enjoyed a fruitful yield of 12 months this year. Over those 12 months, The Bristol Bugle featured up to 1.5 popular stories each month, the most popular of which have been copied and pasted here because everyone deserves a holiday:

January: Bristol woman who tried to throw poo out of window on Tinder date’s P.E. teacher finally speaks out

In January the top viral news story of 2017 floated back to the surface when Phil ‘Mr’ Bryant, P.E. teacher to the woman who tried to throw a poo out of the window whilst on her Tinder date, finally came forward.

According to Mr Bryant: “If she’d used the finger spin I specifically recall teaching her in cricket lessons in year 7, that poo would have flown cleanly out the window and would never have got caught between those two panes of glass.”

February: Worrying trend of restaurants opening and closing continues

Much like in Februarys 1800 -2017, in February 2018 openings and closures of restaurants in Bristol continued to continue at a pace. In a hard-hitting exposé on an industry in turmoil, The Bristol Bugle asked top Michelin starred chefs from Casamia, Wilks and Pasta Loco why they like food so much.

March: New unicycle lane trialed in Montpelier

The unicycle lane has proven a real hit with the flourishing communities of hippies, clowns and student douchebags that reside in the Montpelier area.

If all cyclists switched to unicycles, congestion on cycle lanes would be reduced by 50%

April: All you need to know about the Furries Against Manscaping protest on College Green tomorrow

April this year saw a group calling themselves Furries Against Manscaping (FAM) take to the streets in a planned protest against the ‘over-pruning of bodies’. A fun day out was had by all.

May: Woke millennials sculpt tribute to Childish Gambino out of vegan cheese

Who can forget in May, when, hot on the tail of the release of hard-hitting and critically-acclaimed ‘This is America’, students of Bristol University paid tribute to the artist Childish Gambino by recreating a vegan cheese likeness of his face. The photorealistic bust was on display in The Love Inn in Stokes Croft from 25 May up until 6 June, when it melted.

Some cheese

June: Bristol could have its own teleportation-based transport system within the next 700 years

In June, Bristol City Council’s ambitious plans for a much-needed mass-transit system were leaked to The Bristol Bugle. It is believed that the plans could be implemented as soon as 2718. Read the full article here.

July: An in depth look at how the disembowelment in Easton might affect house prices

After an altercation outside the Blue Goose pub on Stapleton Road ended in a partial disembowelment, The Bristol Bugle took to the streets to investigate whether it was still safe to buy property in Easton.

August: Really big boat is really, really big

In August a really big boat came to Bristol and everyone was like: “Look at that really big boat!”

The Ark-at-ee-dees on her way to Bristol Harbour

September: Modern remake of 1980’s cult film Labyrinth to be set in Temple Meads roadworks

In September, film executives scouting for a location for a remake of Castaway got lost on their way to Turbo Island. During the 4 hours they spent trying to escape the Temple Meads roadworks, the film executives came to realise it would be the perfect setting for a modern remake of Labyrinth.

October: Metro Mayor Tim Bowles hologram to tour South West

The announcement that Tim Bowles would tour in hologram form was the most talked about story of October. Read the full article here.

It is believed the Metro Mayor will be the fifth act to headline Ashton Gate Stadium alongside Muse, Take That, Rod Stewart and the Spice Girls

November: This is the bridge that could have been built in Clifton – and it looks incredible

In November, Bristol Bugle readers were astonished when they saw mocked-up plans which revealed what the Clifton Suspension Bridge could have looked like, had history taken a different course.

Thankfully Isambard Kingdom Brunel realised his plans were upside-down

December: This year’s most popular Bristol Bugle posts of the last 12 months, 2018

2018 was year of days, months and seasons across the world, no less more so than in Bristol, which enjoyed a fruitful yield of 12 months this year. Over those 12 months, the Bristol Bugle featured up to 1.5 popular stories each month, the most popular of which were copied and pasted here because everyone deserves a holiday. Read the full article here.

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