Category Archives: General

Vintage Home Show, Manchester

Originally posted on ReVamp Styling:
This was my first trip to the Vintage Home Show and its the beautiful venue, the Victoria Baths, Hathersage Road, Manchester. It is a grade 2 listed Edwardian building, which originally opened to the public…

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The Smithfield Tavern – and a visit to Blackjack Brew Tap and Runaway Brewery

Originally posted on The Ale in Kaleigh:
Fresh from spending a week in Cologne drinking pretty much nothing but Kolsch, we headed into town this weekend to visit the recently reopened Smithfield Tavern. On the fringe of the Northern Quarter…

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Police shooting rates in different countries

Originally posted on World Policing:
In light of recent events in the U.S., this article discusses police shooting practices across several countries. Differences in culture, violent crime, and police training lead to wide variation in the numbers of people shot…

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Butterfly

Originally posted on Exploring the world:
Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil

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Os Mutantes – Panis et circenses

Originally posted on Kaleidoscope Path:
The Os Mutantes were a Brazilian psychedelic rock band. This song from 1968 is one of my favorites.

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Cleaner Fuels to Fight Global Warming: The Brazilian Case

Originally posted on The Western Hemisphere:
Photo Credit: Inteligencia Petrolera On June 18, 2015, Pope Francis published an encyclical titled Laudato Si, urging the rich (i.e. the developed countries) to change their lifestyles and join the fight against global warming.…

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New Hulme

Originally posted on Down by the Dougie:
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Comment: Bridgewater Cycleway

Originally posted on Just Step Sideways:
Bridgewater Cycleway overview map Manchester City Council’s proposals for the Bridgewater Cycleway are currently in consultation, with the closing date for comments being 10 July. The following are my comments on these proposals that I’ll…

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Manchester Airport on an upward path

Originally posted on LATTE Luxury News:
The number of people using Manchester Airport increased again last month, with 2.8 per cent more people using the airport this May than during the same month last year. The news comes despite none…

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Ancoats

Originally posted on photodigits:
Ancoats is an inner city area of Manchester. Since the 1990s, Ancoats’ industrial heritage has been recognised and its proximity to the city centre has led to investment and substantial regeneration. I drove past this place one day and loved…

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