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“The Secret Smoker” – of Greater #Manchester and its #climate problem… by Claire Stocks — manchester climate monthly

Claire Stocks, who wrote a great account of her time in London with Extinction Rebellion, has produced a short story/metaphorical exploration of GM Climate policy. It’s here Meanwhile, there’s this old cartoon that is sadly still all-too-relevant… via “The Secret Smoker” … Continue reading

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No One Lets Go Of Anyone’s Hand (ft. Joana Ramiro)

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A Self-Guided Walking Tour Through Manchester’s Musical History — THE SLIDER

A lot of the music I regularly used to listen to in my younger years came from the city of Manchester. Joy Division, New Order, The Fall, The Buzzcocks, The Smiths, The Stone Roses, The Happy Mondays and Oasis all … Continue reading

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What Does Sustainable, Fair Trade Coffee Mean? — Discover

Shannon O’Donnell at A Little Adrift explores what “sustainably produced” really means: “I will spend more to ensure that the root communities behind our goods are treated with respect. Stemming from my physical journey to understand coffee came a new … Continue reading

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Street Art, the new magnet for tourists ? — Just Viseating

“People say graffiti is ugly, irresponsible and childish… but that’s only if it’s done properly.” Bansky, Wall and Piece. It is funny how, not so long ago, graffiti used to get a bad reputation and how it has now become … Continue reading

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Becoming Your Own ISP, Just for Fun — Hackaday

When moving into a new house, it’s important to arrange for the connection of basic utilities. Electricity, water, and gas are simple enough, and then it’s generally fairly easy to set up a connection to an ISP for your internet … Continue reading

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CJ Hendry’s work in a photo by George Bryne

Somewhere Big Red is just chilling… This is a photo by @george_byrne, I don’t know what it is about this guy maybe it’s the composition or it could be the simple bold colours but every time I see his photos … Continue reading

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Worsley — northumbrian : light

Like Runcorn, Worsley is another place I would never think to go but for the canals. Also, like Runcorn, it is on a branch of the Bridgewater Canal although in this instance it ultimately leads somewhere – to Leigh and … Continue reading

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Introductions — wherethelionwalks

‘Minha gente vem ver o leão onde anda / My people come to see where the lion walks…’ via Introductions — wherethelionwalks

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The Geography of Connection — Discover

“There’s a lot happening in the world right now that would lead us to believe how disconnected we are from each other — but if this map says anything, I believe it’s that connection is real, alive, and important to … Continue reading

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