Monthly Archives: December 2014

World’s Street Art

Originally posted on SUPER FABULOUS:
Street Art is visual art created in public locations, usually unsanctioned artwork executed outside of the context of traditional art venues. ? THE ‘EARTH’ WITHOUT ‘ART’ IS JUST ‘EH’.

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Future cities may harvest energy from footsteps

Originally posted on Fat Brain Interactive:
Using a technology that has been around for 130 years, a company called Pavegen hopes to create electricity from everyday human activities.http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/cnn_tech/~3/GQaIqcj1-IU/index.html

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Norman Foster Submits Plans for Manchester Maggie’s Centre

Originally posted on FIGHT BOREDOM, SPREAD HAPPINESS:
News: Norman Foster has become the latest architect to design a Maggie’s Centre offering support to cancer sufferers and has unveiled plans for a timber-framed structure and flower garden in his home town of Manchester. The Foster +…

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The White Band’s Burden: Band Aid 30 and Modern Britain

Originally posted on Modern British Studies Birmingham:
Andrew Jones The nights are drawing in, an African disaster is in the news, and Bob Geldof is swearing on live television. It can only mean one thing: Band Aid is back. Now…

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R.O. Blechman Christmas Greeting (1966)

Originally posted on stepping outside to observe:
R. O. Blechman (born 1930) is an American animator, illustrator, children’s-book author, graphic novelist and editorial cartoonist whose work has been the subject of retrospectives at the Museum of Modern Art and other institutions.…

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Me and Miyazaki

Originally posted on Animation Confabulation:
I’ve been quiet on this blog of late – that’s because I’ve been privileged enough to be writing for other people! For example, a Miyazaki Blu ray boxset came out recently, and I wrote about…

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The Royal Nightmare

Originally posted on Richard's Notes:
Another wonderful animation by Alex Budovsky. Here’s Alex Budovsky’s YouTube Channel. I can’t get enough of Bukovsky’s work, his imagination is fantastic.

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The Royal Exchange Theatre

Originally posted on Manchester & me:
If you pay attention to the Laurence Olivier Awards or the Evening Standard Theatre Awards, you’d be led to believe theatres only exist in London (or maybe, at a push, Edinburgh). But there are…

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Moqueca…

Originally posted on forkie talkie:
is a Brazilian fish stew which has been bubbling away in native kitchens for over 300 years. The traditional recipe uses coconut milk, tomatoes, onion, garlic and coriander as the base. There are loads of…

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The Sound of Flames Animation Will Stun Your Soul

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