Monthly Archives: September 2015

The Corbyn Factor

A little late I know, but hopefully the sentiment still stands… In a few days time when Jeremy Corbyn becomes the next leader of the Labour party, the on-slought by the British press is going to be unprecedented. The Sun … Continue reading

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Manchester Food And Drink Deals, Offers And Specials This Thursday To Sunday

Where to go to eat, drink and be merry plus details about selected weekend events. https://thirtysomethingplus.wordpress.com/2015/09/30/manchester-food-drink-offers-specials-thursday-friday-saturday-sunday/

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Last night I slept dreamily, yesterday night I spent 2.5 hours sat on a table.

… Fully geared up in a head torch boots and snake protectors, armed with a more powerful torch. Also terrified and trying not to burst into panic-tears. It was my third night in the rainforest. Let me rewind. I arrived … Continue reading

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Suicide Up Close in São Paulo

I’ve never seen a jumper up close. Suicide where someone leaps off a tall building is always what you see in movies and usually a hero comes and talks the jumper out of leaping to their death. However, after I … Continue reading

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Stride-by Sextet

A favourite of this flâneur: the stride-by shot. These six were taken in the following cities, in order: London, Berlin, Rhodes (Greece), Leeds, Manchester, London. I’m drawn to the architectural aspects of the street scene, and whereas a couple of years ago … Continue reading

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A book is like a garden carried in the pocket.

The John Rylands Library is a late-Victorian neo-Gothic building on Deansgate in Manchester, England. The library, which opened to the public in 1900, was founded by Enriqueta Augustina Rylands in memory of her husband, John Rylands. The John Rylands Library … Continue reading

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The Makers Market

Elle- I’ve discovered a really lovely local market in West Didsbury called The Makers Market – it travels to different parts of Manchester every weekend and the stalls range from arts, crafts, food, drink, natural cosmetics and soft furnishings. Today … Continue reading

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Street Artists Transformed This Abandoned Factory Into An Art Gallery

Originally posted on BEATNIKHIWAY:
Street Artists Transformed This Abandoned Factory Into An Art Gallery On the 9th of August 2015, an abandoned factory was reopened in a small town in central Bosnia and Herzegovina. The reopening, after decades of being…

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Brazilian soccer referee pulls out handgun in middle of match

The linesman talked him down from using it. http://ftw.usatoday.com/2015/09/brazilian-soccer-referee-pulls-out-handgun-in-middle-of-match/

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Rio’s Statue of Christ lit up by Lightning.

The lightning flashes over the statue of Christ the Redeemer on Corcovado mountain, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Photograph: Yasuyoshi Chiba/AFP/Getty Source: Photo highlights of the day | News | The Guardian http://derwombat.net/2015/09/29/rios-statue-of-christ-lit-up-by-lightning/

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