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About agogo22

Director of Manchester School of Samba at

How urban spaces can preserve history and build community

Can public spaces both reclaim the past and embrace the future? Landscape architect Walter Hood has explored this question over the course of an iconic career, with projects ranging from Lafayette Square Park in San Francisco to the upcoming International … Continue reading

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Festival of Manchester – new one-day event is ‘for the people, by the people’

Launching on 1 September in Platt Fields Park, the event promises ‘a fling of fun for all the family’ (and that’s Manchester School of Samba in the picture)[…] Source: Festival of Manchester – new one-day event is ‘for the people, … Continue reading

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Jewels in the Night Sea: Luminous Plankton Captured in the Dark Waters of the Osezaki Sea

Japanese marine life photographer Ryo Minemizu focuses his lens on some of the tiniest and most abundant life forms in our oceans. His series Phenomenons explores the diverse beauty and extravagant colors of plankton, and is shot amongst the dark waters of the Osezaki … Continue reading

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1663. Upfest 2018 (14)

Originally posted on Natural adventures:
I think this is the one, my favourite piece of Upfest 2018. The reason this works so well for me is that I have long admired this wall for all its textures and character and…

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This is not a time to lie

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The Celi-Shack

So this weekend, I had the chance to visit Canterbury (one of my all time favourite places) with one of my best friends. We got the train down – as there is no way I am driving in Canterbury. It’s…

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Spanish ”Carnaval” through the eyes of an Irish man.

Originally posted on The Double Hop:
? So I woke up on the 17th, went downstairs for breakfast and braced myself for the biggest parade of the year. However, this wasn’t Saint Patrick’s Day and the date was February 17th.…

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Brazilian Criminals Knitting Their Way to Freedom

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Knitting their way to freedom, the maximum security prisoners who get a day off their sentence for every three days they work for luxury fashion label. Poring over their fine-quality crochet, the prisoners of…

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Originally posted on Newmans of Leguevin:
One of the traditions I had forgotten about after we left was Carnaval. This is not to be confused Carnival, the party hearty festival in Brazil or the masked ball time of year in…

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Here’s what happens to your knuckles when you crack them

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