Monthly Archives: November 2012

Selling Prints & Raising Money for Amnesty

Hopefully…. I’ve been meaning to do this for a while, but stuff just kept getting in the way. But finally I’ve done it! The prints are available on my Etsy store and I will be donating 50% of the print … Continue reading

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Art in Salford at Christmas

I know, I know, it’s only the middle of November, but with the Christmas Markets in Manchester open and Zippy Claus sat proudly outside the town hall it means that time of year is well and truly upon us. I’ve … Continue reading

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Hour Manchester

Hour Manchester started off to me one in a long line of photography competitions that are so readily used by various organisations for marketing (everyone from post hotels to local councils are on it these days it seems) that I … Continue reading

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Music in Prague from Dubstep to Dvořák

Not doing so well with the daily posting for NaBloPoMo, as I still haven’t finished my posts on Prague and we’ve been back home a week! Our last night and day in Prague involved music from opposite ends of the … Continue reading

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České Budějovice & the Budweiser Brewery

That’s the original Budweiser, not the American Bud, the stuff commonly known in the UK as Budvar. This trip involved being up almost as early as we’d get up for work, as they only do unreserved tours at 2pm each … Continue reading

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Prague Zoo – redux

Yesterday (Monday) we went to the Zoo. We have previously been to Prague Zoo, but it’s huge and very easy to spend the whole day. We got there about 10am, after taking the metro to Holesovice and then getting the … Continue reading

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Contemporary Art & Karlstejn Castle

So it seems my foray into NaBloPoMo is going poorly, as in I was too drunk to post Saturday and to exhausted Sunday, so it’s catch up time. Saturday we had a huge lie in, as the hotel only had … Continue reading

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