Tag Archives: UK

Manchester on Lockdown

Footage of Manchester, UK, during the Covid-19 pandemic lockdown. Shot on my way home from work in the city. The places shown are some of the busiest places in the city and would usually be teeming with people and cars … Continue reading

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Cut Your Own Vinyl with this DIY Record Engraver and Player Designed by Yuri Suzuki

Making mixtapes and burning CDs might be a forgotten pastime, but the days of simple, homemade vinyl are just arriving thanks to Yuri Suzuki. The London-based designer, who is also a partner at Pentagram, has created the Easy Record Maker, a … Continue reading

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The British Psychiatrist Who Explored Paranormal Premonitions | The Backstory | The New Yorker

Sam Knight discusses his reporting on how a psychiatrist set out to collect the dreams and forebodings of the British public.

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THE CURSE OF TINA

Online films, text and selected images from Adam Curtis, maker of The Power of Nightmares, The Century of the Self, The Mayfair Set, Pandora’s Box, The Trap and The Living Dead.   The guiding idea at the heart of today’s … Continue reading

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Great work by Smug in Glasgow Photo by Stuart Doig | Amazing street art, Street art, Murals street art

Great work by Smug in Glasgow Photo by Stuart Doig Source: Great work by Smug in Glasgow Photo by Stuart Doig | Amazing street art, Street art, Murals street art

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Privatisation of the NHS: Allyson Pollock at TEDxExeter

The 1948 Act establishing the NHS gave the Secretary of State for Health the duty to provide universal health care. The Health and Social Care Act 2012 removes this duty and introduces a market. Allyson Pollock describes why we need … Continue reading

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UK festivals, as told by a Brit — Life in Two Backpacks

The United Kingdom (UK), made up of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Island, is a country in north western Europe. I often argue with Josh that the UK is not the country, as England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Island are … Continue reading

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Photo Essay of Gloucester Carnival 2019 —

The theme of the carnival was Myths & Legends via Photo Essay of Gloucester Carnival 2019 —

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Andrea Levy reads Small Island

Andrea Levy (1956-2019) reads from her novel, Small Island.

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A Specially Adapted Underwater Wheelchair Brings Artist Sue Austin Beneath the Earth’s Surface

British artist Sue Austin creates multimedia, performance, and installation art, using her wheelchair as a means to explore new patterns of movement. In 2012, Austin was commissioned to create a series of multimedia events as part of that year’s Cultural Olympiad, … Continue reading

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