Monthly Archives: December 2016

Non-Fiction Author Highlight: “Birthday Lessons” by J. Taylor

Originally posted on Nuff Said Publishing:
Source: Wiki Commons Growing up in Brazil, J. Taylor lived through unique experiences. He pretended to be a drug dealer, hung out with militia men, and was nearly shot, all on his ninth birthday. “Birthday…

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Chico Mendes

Originally posted on Global Kiosk:
A little while ago I heard from a friend I hadn’t seen or heard from in about 20 years. He happened to send me an instant message on Facebook while I just happened to be…

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The tale of the postman

Originally posted on Back on the road again:
Leather album with wrap around strap I get such a thrill when a stranger does you a big favour so here is the story of our postman who made my day this…

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Piccadilly Station

Originally posted on Being 42:
Wednesday 21st December 2016, 12.45pm (day 1,945) What these ladies in fancy dress were exactly doing outside the ticket barriers at Piccadilly Station, Manchester, today I am not 100% sure, but they all seemed to be…

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A Child’s Perspective

Originally posted on City Jackdaw:
Yesterday I read an article about an amateur fossil hunter who had discovered a 133 million year-old ‘pickled’ dinosaur brain. The man who found it, Jamie Hiscock, has a knack for this kind of thing:…

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Think Twice About Ice

Originally posted on The Great Blue:
Ice. How can something so simple like ice be something so cultural? I was at a restaurant the other day with an American friend of mine, and we were discussing her study abroad experience…

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Blogmas #13 – A short history of Manchester’s suburb Whalley Range

Originally posted on between the land and i:
I’ve lived in Whalley Range for a few years now “oh, it’s safe round here, this street is a good, safe street” assured the cab drivers when I first moved in, unknowing,…

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Fallas de Valencia

Originally posted on Chasing Krista:
Every March, Valencia hosts the Festival of Fire that (literally) lights up and heats up the entire city. Traditionally speaking, Las Fallas is a time to honor the Saint Joseph, the patron saint of carpenters. The…

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Work in progress

Originally posted on Pá.ú.lú:
https://flic.kr/p/NMumpy I have been enjoying very much making all this dolls.

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