Another Escape…

I love magazines.  I love independent, interesting reads.  I keep copies of them like treasure, stored in piles on bookshelves or stacked high next to my bed.  Firm favourites are KinfolkOh Comely, The Simple Things and Bristol based Lionheart.
Bristol is fast becoming a creative hub for wonderful independent mags.  Earlier this year saw the launch of foodie/travel bi-annual magazine Cereal.  Much like Kinfolk this British born publication is stylishly photographed, well written and printed on the lovely smelling uncoated paper.  Have a look at their small film created to celebrate Issue 1.

Vol.1 – Pine Cone from Cereal on Vimeo.

You may or may not recognise it was shot in our very own Leigh Woods here in Bristol.  The very same spot where Rufus had his 5th Birthday party.
Another Bristol made newbie is Another Escape.  An independent lifestyle/travel magazine which ticks all my boxes.  Beautiful articles, amazing photography and oh so delicious to hold.  I was lucky enough to meet Rachel and Jody this week, the talented duo behind Another Escape. Their combined force of great writing and photography makes this publication really stand out.  Issue 1 is available to buy on-line now, a chance for you to start at the beginning of it’s journey.
At home, I am not alone with my love of Bristol based indie mags. Dan hoards copies of Boneshaker like his life depends on it.  This small ‘zine’ like mag, celebrates the wonderful things that happen when people and bikes come together. As they put it: ‘we’re about freedom, friendship and adventure – the human side of cycling’.

So… do you need something for the weekend? :)  
Go grab yourself a copy of Bristol’s finest reads.

Where to buy:
Another Escape

  • Love the video Lou – such beautiful light it almost makes me miss autumn! But let’s have a spring and summer first! x

  • i have never ever been exposed to the world of independent mags…didn’t even know it existed….what an exciting revelation! May be an expensive one as well! xxxxx

  • So many amazing magazines around at the moment aren’t there?! A few of these I hadn’t heard of either, so thanks :)

  • Coincidentally I just came across Boneshaker about an hour ago! I am also a huge fan of the creative energy of Bristol. I lived there most of my life until five years ago when I moved a few miles to the north. But I still love to visit and soak up the vibrant atmosphere. It really is a fantastic city.

  • I have just forwarded on the boneshaker link to my other half he is OBSEESSED with cycling, and this looks far cooler than cycling weekly magazine!

  • I love magazines too, I constantly have to stop myself buying more, I rarely let them go, not good for the clutter factor. Off to order another escape now, thanks for the info, katie x

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