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Thursday 19 April 2007

The gay-village village-green?

A notice has appeared on the wire fence that surrounds the land at the junction of Princess Street and Whitworth Street. This is the proposed site for a controversial eleven-storey building that, opponents say, will cast a shadow across Manchester’s gay village.

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Filed under: Buildings,Environment,LGBT,Manchester — GS @ 12:14 pm
Thursday 12 April 2007

Countdown theme — extended electro version

Remixed version of the Countdown theme. Love it. This should get the grannies grooving.


Filed under: Fun,TV & film — GS @ 3:53 am

Smashing Time, baby

A sequence from the rarely-seen 1960’s British comedy Smashing Time, starring Lynn Redgrave and Rita Tushingham.

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Filed under: Fun,TV & film — GS @ 1:39 am
Tuesday 27 March 2007

Toad legend that may have inspired ‘One Froggy Evening’

While looking for the film clip of the Abraham Lincoln statue, I discovered this.

The story of a toad that (supposedly) was trapped in a building cornerstone, but was still alive when found 31 years later. This must surely have been the inspiration for the Merrie Melodies cartoon One Froggy Evening?


Filed under: TV & film — GS @ 1:54 am
Wednesday 28 February 2007

BBC World and WTC Building 7 collapse on September 11

This seems quite extraordinary. This clip seems to show BBC World reporting that World Trade Centre Building 7 has collapsed on September 11th. Yet the reporter is standing in front of a window and WTC Building 7 is still standing in the distance behind her. More info here.

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Filed under: Buildings,The media,TV & film — GS @ 12:12 am
Sunday 25 February 2007

Manchester FlashMob pillow fight, Albert Square (video)

Footage of the incredible pillow fight that happened in Manchester’s Albert Square at 2pm on 23 December 2006. Watch a clip on YouTube. And many more if you search for Manchester pillow fight.

Photos here.


Filed under: Fun,Manchester — GS @ 1:14 am
Friday 23 February 2007

‘Planet’ steam locomotive (video)

On Sunday, after seeing the Chinese dragon, I went to The Museum of Science and Industry, where I shot this short video. On certain dates and holidays they have steam train rides.

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Filed under: History,Manchester,Science,With video — GS @ 1:41 am
 
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