Is Nestle Involved in Murder Of Columbian Union...
Reblogged from : The struggle to hold Nestle accountable for its alleged role in Romero’s death began with the 2007 conviction of Romero’s killers – itself a rarity in a country with a 95% impunity rate in unionist murders. When passing sentence, Judge… View Post
Rio bus system: reform at last?
Reblogged from RioReal: O Globo opens the way to change Para Arrumando o salão, clique aqui The sixth in a series of articles about Rio de Janeiro buses, “Máquinas mortíferas”, or “Killing machines” published today, reveals why passenger comfort and… View Post
Surviving Rios nightlife, just.
Reblogged from Scottish Bedouin (A.k.a. Where’s the wally?!): Hello and welcome dear minions. As I enter into my ninth day of life in Rio, reflecting on my first week, I can safely say that this city can be a savage beast of a night time. Having ended up… View Post
Bosses of Bossa Nova: The Ipamenas
Reblogged from Washerman’s Dog: Though Sergio Mendes and Brasil 66 were mainstream pop stars, or pretty close to it, when I was growing up I have not been a huge bossa nova fan. Sure, The Girl from Ipanema is catchily iconic and all that. But on the whole… View Post
Staff Profile - John Aitken
Reblogged from FieldNotes: Exhibition in Guangzhou, China My partner Jane and myself were invited to take part in a group show at the Guangdong Museum of Art in mid April. The exhibition was entitled Issues of Urbanisation. All the artists chosen were… View Post
Dreams Without Frontiers
Reblogged from Jennifer Lane: So I’m lapping up the merits of working in Manchester. OK, so it hasn’t been the glamour and glitz of a metropolis, but at lunch I get to do things like this: I work just around the corner from the Manchester Art Gallery, and… View Post
The Environmental Journalism in Brazilian Media
Reblogged from pghenvironmental: When I was studying journalism in Brazil, for two years I participated in a research project where I had to analyze the way that the main representatives of Brazilian press media portrayed global warming and other… View Post
Salvador: The First 3 Days
Reblogged from My Havaiana Life:[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WWfseMcAUZY&w=584&h=359] Day 1 While this post does not represent my overall feelings for Salvador, these are a few words that represent my first day in the city. Overwhelmed. Scared.… View Post
the ripple effect
Reblogged from belladonic haze: Read more… 3 more words View Post
Lost Samba - Chapter 01 - Part 01
Reblogged from Lost Sambista: Early sun rays colored the trees down the street; bird cries echoed in between the buildings, welcoming the orange horizon while waves slid forward and retreated, licking the sand on the beach front. Were it not for the air… View Post
Reblogged from thereisalightblog: The best thing about bank holidays? Sunday can be about more than a supermarket trip and checking there are enough clothes to wear to work the next week. We headed over to Chapel St for Sounds from the Other City. Now… View Post
From Jungle, Brazil Aims to Extend Its Reach
Reblogged from Heart Breaking News: MARECHAL RONDON BASE, Brazil — Maj. José Maria Ferreira smiled as he listed the threats to human survival in the canopied jungle enveloping this remote military outpost in the Brazilian Amazon. He started with the… View Post
Reblogged from AF Nuttall: When the Salford tourist board states that Ordsall Hall is Salford’s hidden treasure, they weren’t joking. Located through a maze-like housing estate, out of a sea of terraced housing appears a beautiful 15th century former… View Post
The Umbrella Factory, Short Film
You Are My Only Hope - Star Wars in Manchester
Reblogged from The Fiction Stroker: Manchester’s Generation Gallery is hosting the world premiere of several pieces in the Official Star Wars fine art collection from today. The Fiction Stroker was lucky enough to get a sneak preview of the delights… View Post
Pinchjo's West Didsbury Tapas
Reblogged from Chez Jonny: My girlfriend and I decided to celebrate my new job by going out for a meal in West Didsbury. Pinchjo’s is a small Tapas bar on Burton Road that seats approximately 30 people. I booked a table the day beforehand for 7pm,… View Post
two years to go
Reblogged from nick yungkit: For those who are lost, there will always be cities that feel like home. -Simon Van Booy I headed to class grudgingly. Grudgingly, because it was only one hour, and it’s a minimum 15 minute travel time there just for an hour. I… View Post
Limited light and a levitating friend
Reblogged from Thomas Leech Photography: Today Manchester was blessed with beautiful weather, sort of.. With the break in the monotonous weather I decided to take advantage of it and take a few shots, which gradually turned into the idea of creating an… View Post
Burning Bright: William Blake and the Art of the...
Reblogged from brewandbook: Just my cup of tea. Most of us know William Blake for his poetry, and in particular I think many people will call to mind his ‘Songs of Innocence and Experience’. I daresay that if you’re reading this blog you’ll also know… View Post
Chris Ofili: Exploring the African Diaspora
Reblogged from The Culture Trip: Manchester-born artist Chris Ofili caused a sensation in the international art world with his participation in the provocative Sensation show at the Saatchi Gallery in 1997. With Nigerian heritage, cultural scrutiny lies… View Post
Reblogged from helobiae: Hello, said Gaia. She was a few feet away, swimming towards Julia as she came out of the water. Julia could not say anything. She looked around her. They were in a large courtyard with three floors of balconies above them and… View Post
Oops! Slight reality leak at Thatcher's funeral
Reblogged from Chris Page: There seemed to be an accidental extra tribute to Margaret Thatcher from the Beeb in their coverage of her funeral today. Even as the queen of lay-offs was being carried up the aisle of St Paul’s Cathedral today, the live news… View Post
Brazil Lesson #infinity: The Beauty of Family
Reblogged from A journey in discovering bliss and finding the courage to follow it.: Boa noite galera. As usual, I hope my update finds you all happy and healthy. I am currently writing from a new wi-fi cafe, and this one boasts a DELICIOUS natural goiba… View Post
Window http://wp.me/s1uxGZ-window Reblogged from The Helgafjell Shipping Forecast: View Post
The Blue Pig
Reblogged from The New Northerner: Yesterday I decided to kill two birds with one stone. I’d been meaning to meet up with my friend John for ages and had also been wanting to check out The Blue Pigever since it opened last year. So off we trotted to check… View Post
HAIL TO THE LAND- BURLE MARX FOR BRAZIL
Reblogged from HIAS: rest in peace beautiful mind, roberto burle marx influenced his native land in the most durable yet alive ways. almost a decade after his death his works continue to inspire and spark relevance in nowadays debates on urban planning,… View Post
Reblogged from Eco-Crap: This week we’re going to look at South America again, Brazil, in fact. . Tumucumaque is a national park established ten years ago in the state of Amapa in the northeast of Brazil. I had never heard of it before last night when… View Post
Sunday Morning: Sebastião Salgado
Reblogged from Lead.Learn.Live.:[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C3l0BxP5A_Y&w=600&h=368] “After 8 years of traveling the planet, capturing the natural world in its most pristine state…I discovered that a huge part of the planet is yet as the… View Post
Reblogged from Scarycanary’s Blog:[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I1_Ww-hdxRY&w=535&h=331] A short film I wrote, directed and edited at Filmonik Gorilla Kabaret on Easter weekend 2013 with 1st AD Soile Mottisenkangas featuring original music… View Post
Reblogged from : To update you briefly on the progress of preparation, there are couple of things worth mentioning. And yes - we finally have spring in here! Read more… 584 more words View Post
It happened to me... ‘I became a funeral director’
Reblogged from Fabulous Magazine - The Sun - news, horoscopes, recipes beauty, fashion, competitions, homes, videos, photos: Lianna Champ, 39, runs her own company, Champ Funerals. She lives in Manchester and has two sons, Maxwell, 20, and Lawrence, 15 I… View Post
Blinded by Technology
Reblogged from Adèle d’Alleray: View Post
A Drift Around Manchester (Contd.)
Reblogged from The Semaphore Line: There are few better ways to explore a city than on foot, and Manchester is no different. The previous post has a collection of photos taken by myself and friend, photographer and graphic designer Mike Hodson along a 5… View Post
A Drift Around Manchester (Contd. 2)
Reblogged from The Semaphore Line: 2. “Walk in a direction you fancy and look for some kind of interruption. Record it.” This second command took us North along Deansgate and up towards Victoria Bridge. If you follow the red line drawn by our GPS tracker… View Post
Two dog night, no dog morning
Reblogged from Memoirs of a husk: Saturday. Under clear blue skies we set sail for Manchester. (I lie. We drive.) The hotel’s grand. Victoriana at its best. Come six o-clock we head out, past the old town hall, accessorised for fun with helter-skelter,… View Post
Introducing the 'real Sherlock Holmes'
Reblogged from British Social History: Meet Jerome Caminada, famed detective who policed the streets of Victorian Manchester - and is the subject of Angela Buckley’s next book… Detective Jerome Caminada was born on 15 March 1844 in the slums of… View Post
WINE EXPERT ANDREA RUGGERI TURNS THE NORTHERN...
Reblogged from Manchester Social 101: Ancoats, the Northern Quarter’s industrial neighbor, is an area previously known in the Nineteenth Century as ‘Little Italy’, drawing many Italians from Liguria, in northwest Italy, and Frosinone and Caserta,… View Post
Salford Community Leisure kicks out NHS...
Reblogged from The rest is propaganda: The questionable attitudes of Salford’s fit city executive. Read more… 5 more words View Post
The Museum of Trains
Reblogged from Andre Wandbec’s Europe: We are currently at the train museum in Manchester. Ooh, that sounded like I meant, ‘Coming to you live from the Manchester Train Musuem!’ - there’s an example of words that have never been uttered. It is beautiful… View Post
YALE STUDENTS FIND MICRO ORGANISMS WHICH CAN BREAK...
Reblogged from ALLCITYLIVIN’: After an organised trip as a part of Yale university’s Rainforest Expedition and Laboratory educational program in the Amazon rainforest in Brazil , a group of young environmentalist have found a type of Fungi called… View Post
Jamaica Bacchanal 2013 on Absolute Travel Addict...
Reblogged from The Dryland Tourist: Jamaica Bacchanal 2013 on Absolute Travel Addict (Final) Hey Guys check out the 3rd and Final Part of my Jamaica Bacchanal round up on Absolute Travel Addict . Hope you have been enjoying them and also enjoying April’so… View Post