Every June, the world celebrates Pride Month. This is to commemorate the Stonewall Riots of June 1969, which saw an uprising of members of the gay community in response to police raids of the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in New York City.
What began with a balloon company founded by an aeronautical engineer in his Cotham basement flat in 1971 and a discussion in a pub for a friendly balloon meet in 1978, Bristol International Balloon Fiesta is now one of Bristol’s signature quirks.
If you or someone in your flat has just tested positive for COVID-19, what may seem a tumultuous journey of 14 days locked in your flat lies ahead- or so you think. Hopefully these anonymous conversational student stories give you a little hope.