What You Can Learn From Free Burritos

BLUE MILK DIGITAL

Last week Manchester’s newest burrito chain Chilango opened up its restaurant on Oxford Street to a queue of hundreds of people, predominantly students, who were waiting for one thing and one thing only: free burritos.

The Manchester Evening News had stirred excitement with the promise of free burritos all day and, as poor students coming to the end of their academic year, this was a dream come true. Among students it is consensus that there are only two ways to perfect happiness, and that is either pizza or burritos.

From before the doors opened at 12pm, the band started up on the corner (face-painted with sugar skulls) and the queue began. People were recording their wait on Snapchat and Twitter, dancing to the music and whatsapping their friends desperately; “where are you?! The queue is moving! Quick!”

At the door customers were given a menu for future visits, and they…

View original post 176 more words

Posted in General | Leave a comment

Mam Tor and Snow on 29th April… — The Slowrunnings Diary

I planned to walk a circular walk around Mam Tor yesterday but that was cut short due to a snow drifts and driving icy snow. Mam Tor is National Trust owned land on the Castleton Road between Chapel-en-le-Frith and Sheffield. It really is the most amazing, magical place, whatever the weather. Mam Tor, meaning […]

via Mam Tor and Snow on 29th April… — The Slowrunnings Diary

Posted in Manchester | Leave a comment

Junkyard golf is a hole in one

Millennial Man Magazine

Sometimes the bigger questions in life should not be pondered by the noble philosophers and thinkers of the world but by those who ask, “how can crazy golf be made any more crazy?”

For those forward thinking enough to want an answer to that question, you can safely remover your clever caps now.

Junk yard Golf is the pop up phenomenon in Manchester’s Great Northern Warehouse taking the skill and calibre of the elite sport and plunging it into into a world of cocktail induced missed swings, rave music and enough successful Ebay biddings to build a fort and slide (literally).

Dreamt up by B.EAT STREET, the two course and 18 holes are put together with all manors of weird and wonderful objects found in charity shops and Ebay, in what seems like a Frat parties take on art attack. After a short three week run in late 2015 proved…

View original post 205 more words

Posted in General | Leave a comment

Cold and Snow hit…Brazil!

Reblogged on WordPress.com

Source: Cold and Snow hit…Brazil!

Posted in General | Leave a comment

The honeymoon

So what do we know about Uruguay? Perhaps you heard about its succulent beef cuts, or its immaculate stretches of beach. The country also received a lot of press attention for its liberal political views, making it the first in the world to legalize marijuana and perhaps even more progressively, the first in Latin America to recognize gay […]

https://vincentjeffrey.wordpress.com/2016/04/15/the-honeymoon/

Posted in General | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Globo’s Billionaire Heir, João Roberto Marinho, Attacked Me in the Guardian. Here’s My Response.

WHAT WAS THE most powerful man in Brazil, the billionaire heir of the Globo empire, João Roberto Marinho (above), doing in the comment section of The Guardian? Granted: His comment received a coveted “Recommended” tag from Guardian editors — congratulations, João! — but still, it is not the place one expects to find a multibillionaire plutocratic […]

https://idleronahammock.wordpress.com/2016/04/28/globos-billionaire-heir-joao-roberto-marinho-attacked-me-in-the-guardian-heres-my-response/

Posted in General | Tagged | Leave a comment

World War III Has Begun

by Paul Craig Roberts The Third World War is currently being fought. How long before it moves into its hot stage? Washington is currently conducting economic and propaganda warfare against four members of the five bloc group of countries known as BRICS—Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa. Brazil and South Africa are being destabilized […]

http://off-guardian.org/2016/04/28/world-war-iii-has-begun/

Posted in General | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Jamaica’s Musical Influence Strong in Brazil

Shereita Grizzle (The Gleaner) writes that reggae music “was birthed in the trenches of Kingston, Jamaica, but today it has evolved into a universal language, a world music, loved and respected across the globe.” She underscores the many artists outside of Jamaica who are now creating reggae music, including artists from Brazil. She considers the […]

http://repeatingislands.com/2016/04/28/jamaicas-musical-influence-strong-in-brazil/

Posted in General | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

VIDEO | ‘Under The Line’ with Guido Van Helten — The Fourth Wall

Mural in Chernobyl by Guido Van Helten dir./oper Geo Leros GUIDO VAN HELTEN – GEO LEROS

via VIDEO | ‘Under The Line’ with Guido Van Helten — The Fourth Wall

Posted in Art, street art | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Jim’s got us WRAPPED up!

amberlillygoulden

It’s not unusual to hear of an artist doing unique and different things with their artwork, but I’ve never met someone quite like 84-year-old Jim Giles, who decided to literally take his art to new lengths by knitting a 400 metre long scarf to wrap up the historical Victoria Square, his sheltered accommodation in Ancoats, Manchester.

Jim was taken into Victoria Square accommodation when he lost everything he had, including his wife who he loved to paint portraits of. He claims the accommodation saved his life in this difficult time and he wanted to show how much it meant to him by making it the centre of his artwork.

© manchesterhistory.net/ The sheltered accomodation Jim wrapped his scarf around © manchesterhistory.net/
The sheltered accommodation Jim wrapped his scarf around

His inspiration for this wool-derful piece of art came from his final piece in his show at Salford University, where he knitted football scarves to represent the opposing football teams of his…

View original post 283 more words

Posted in General | Leave a comment