Monthly Archives: July 2012

Lenine In Concert

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Sometimes living in a city has its advantages

Originally posted on Oblique Exposure:
I had to to make a brief trip to the city centre this morning. To my delight, there was a random Italian food market in St. Annes square. Needless to say I made a brief…

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The Museum Allotment in July

Originally posted on Herbology Manchester:
There’s just enough left of July for me to post up a quick view of the allotment from the herbarium windows. The green roof is looking very, well, green, the purple peas are cropping nicely and…

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How to get your hands on the Burgess archives

Originally posted on In Search of Anthony Burgess:
Study ‘Anthony Burgess and his contemporaries‘ at Salford University. The ‘module’ is to be conducted in cooperation with the International Anthony Burgess Foundation ‘in their attractive city-centre building’ and ‘you will get direct access…

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In pictures: Dig the City

Originally posted on Black Cat Originals:
Dig the City, a horticultural event in Manchester celebrating urban gardening, has just come to a close but it’s hoped that its legacy will live on, with the launch of a living street where…

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By Brandon Keim Wired Science – With something like a banana, you can identify one volatile compound that you smell and say, ‘Aha! It’s a banana!’ With a tomato, it’s not that simple,” said plant molecular biologist Harry Klee of…

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Player Piano Takes Song Requests Over Twitter

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Originally posted on Digital Cultures & Translation:
I’ve been wanting to write about my experiences translating sci-fi, a genre that I find myself very drawn to. But, as always, I have digressed, and now, I think this is turning to…

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Prison Power

Originally posted on Indigo jones:
The Santa Rita do Sapucai prison in Brazil, is harnessing green energy from their inmates to power their city streets. Two exercise bikes hooked to batteries have been placed in the penitentiary courtyard, where kinetic…

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