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The Carnival Seamstress — ā•multiplicity

Behind the seams of Rio de Janeiro’s spectacular festival by Soledad Dominguez | translated by Ricky Toledano Monica has not slept at home since January 28. And it is most likely that she will not return to her husband and … Continue reading

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2454. Cheltenham 2019 (2) — Natural adventures

How can this not be an enlarged photograph? Sam Art is surely playing with our eyes and deceiving us. This incredible piece was one of the first I saw at the festival and was in place early on the Friday … Continue reading

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2444. Dean Lane skate park (246) — Natural adventures

Photographed on a sunny afternoon, this is a beautifully thought out piece of writing by Cassette in the fine tradition of using a different style for each letter. Particularly pleasing is the way the artist has crafted the ‘SS’ in … 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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Interview with Yip Yew Chong — Rock Vandals

We’re back with another interview! This time with Yip Yew Chong, an accountant turned muralist in Singapore. He makes large-scale interactive, 3D murals all over the world and he only started doing it a few years ago! Keep reading to … Continue reading

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Spain’s Falleras Bring Historic Opulence to Life — ealdor

sartorialadventure: Held annually in March, the Fallas de Valencia, or the Fiesta de San Jose, is among the most celebrated traditions in Valencia and one of the country’s biggest street festivals. The event is marked by fireworks, music, and parades. … Continue reading

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Bolsonaro and the battle for Brazil’s future: an interview with Elias Jabbour — Eyes on Latin America

The election of far right politician Jair Bolsonaro in last year’s Brazilian Presidential election sent shock-waves across Latin America and the entire world. What has been the impact of Bolsonaro’s first eight months in office? I interviewed Elias Jabbour, Professor … Continue reading

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Who are Extinction Rebellion? And what do they want? —

Members of the group have planned a massive four-day protest in Manchester, which they’re calling the “northern rebellion”. The aim is to put pressure on the government to do more to tackle climate change. Find out more about the group … Continue reading

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Deansgate, Manchester — Glass Onion

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meaning and origin of the British phrase ‘big girl’s blouse’ — word histories

1969—a weak, cowardly or oversensitive man—analogy between a cowardly man “in a flap” and an oversize garment hanging loose, fluttering The post meaning and origin of the British phrase ‘big girl’s blouse’ appeared first on word histories. via meaning and origin … Continue reading

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