Category Archives: General

“Circles of Blue”.

Originally posted on Old Guv Legends:
While in Krabi, Thailand, Philadelphia-based photographer Will Strathmann captured an astonishing image of how bioluminescent phytoplankton surrounds swimmers in circles of blue light. He posted the photo to Your Shot with the caption: “Sometimes…

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Toilets Of Manchester Tour.

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Originally posted on sunshine and celandines:
The bridge next to The Lass O Gowrie was the site of the Oldest ‘Pissotiere’ Can you think of a more unusual way to spend a few pennies ( Tee Hee ) ?than booking…

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Strange and Familiar in Manchester

Originally posted on Down by the Dougie:
While I was in Manchester last Saturday I called into the City Art Gallery to take a look at Strange and Familiar, an exhibition curated by Martin Parr featuring photographs of British society…

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‘Ferdinand’ Trailer Debuts!

Originally posted on The Animation Commendation:
The first trailer for Blue Sky Studios’ upcoming animated film, Ferdinand, has debuted. Based on a book by Munro Leaf, Ferdinand is about a bull who would rather spend time sniffing flowers than fighting…

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Trinity Bridge, Salford

Originally posted on Down by the Dougie:
I took the train into Manchester on Saturday – the main reason being that I’d decided to look for some new walking boots. It was a fine sunny, day and after alighting at…

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Mysteries and Nuances

Originally posted on Making Music in Manchester during WW1:
Check it out! We’ve been published in the Manchester Region History Review. Inside is a summary article about some themes on the project written by RNCM Archivist, Heather Roberts. Browse the…

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Top 10 facts about coffee

Originally posted on Exceeding expectations everyday:
How much do you know about coffee? The majority of coffee is produced in Brazil Brazil produces 40% of the world’s coffee, which is twice as much as Colombia and Vietnam which are 2nd and…

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The Quint: ‘Hang out’ and Listen to Some Music From This Band in Brazil

Originally posted on videotonic:
This band of musicians in Brazil’s Sao Paulo have have given a fresh twist to the idea of music from heaven. Dropping out of the sky like angels in fairy-tales, the 19-piece band plays some of…

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3 + 1 best ways to celebrate the Carnaval in Rio

Paraders getting ready for Sambódromo What’s the first thing that springs to mind when you hear the word ‘Brazil’? The amazing nature, the Amazon, the beaches… and the Carnaval? It’s a spectacle that’s well known around the world, occupying a…

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Sacred Trinity Church, Salford, 15th July

Originally posted on William D. Drake:
A guest performance by William D Drake, supporting the glorious North Sea Radio Orchestra in the churchy acoustics of Sacred Trinity Church, Salford. Mr Drake will be playing a selection of bewitching, curious and…

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