Monthly Archives: October 2013

Top 5 Farm shops in Greater Manchester

Originally posted on Manchester Veg People:
In the outer reaches of our metropolitan county you’ll find glorious countryside. As well as garden centres encouraging people to ‘grow your own’, there are many farm shops and tea rooms selling locally sourced…

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Artist of the week: Stockport painter’s homage to abandoned places sheds light on lost worlds – Mancunian Matters

Originally posted on gabriellaswerling:
A Stockport-based painter who spent her lonely childhood with sketches of imagined and scribbled friends has spoken out about an artists need to have ‘his or her own voice’. Manchester-born Anne Aspinall is due to showcase…

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Interview with a Museum Curator

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Truth is stranger than fiction, Brazilian edition

Originally posted on Cherokee Gothic:
I get why a government or non-profit might want to raise awareness about cancer, but I cannot imagine why they would feel the need to have a mascot for the campaign (especially when the cancer…

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Blink and You’ll Miss it: The Delia Derbyshire Archives

Originally posted on Chloe Glover:
Despite being the woman responsible for the original Doctor Who theme tune Delia Derbyshire, one of Britain’s early electronic music pioneers, still rather unbelievably remains relatively unknown. So much so in fact that many Mancunians…

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Carlos Acosta: ‘Writing is very lonely but it’s not nearly as painful as dance’

Originally posted on Repeating Islands:
Carlos Acosta is one of the best and most famous dancers in the world. So why did he write his first novel? –Jane Shilling speaks to Acosta about Pig’s Foot. ‘My baby!” cries Carlos Acosta,…

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NSA Propaganda Video Among Highest Downvote Percentages in Youtube History

Originally posted on 3rdeyeviZion:
Infowars.com October 27, 2013 The very epitome of propaganda, a video put out by the Department of Defense Youtube channel featuring calls by the NSA Director to limit journalism and expand spying has now achieved one of…

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Don’t Hate Me . . .

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Premier Inn Refurbishment

Originally posted on Sean Clarke Filmmaker/Editor/Artist/:
https://vimeo.com/77554836

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Phenakistoscopes: The Oldest GIFs in the World

Originally posted on Touring Instability:
The optical toy, the phenakistoscope, was an early animation device that used the persistence of vision principle to create an illusion of motion. It was invented by Joseph Plateau in 1841.The phenakistoscope used a spinning disc attached vertically to…

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