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Tweeting around town

By Liam

You may remember the lovely people at Urban Earth, who caused me to walk across Manchester in the dark and then across Leeds. Last weekend they organised Urban Tweet Day, with people in loads of different cities tweeting about their days.

Mainly, it was all about the snow, surprisingly enough. There were some really pretty, poetic posts though – if you’d like to see it all, check out #utday on Twitter, or see a condensed version of the whole thing at the Urban Adventure blog.

We still haven’t quite got the hang of tweeting, but I had a potter around Chorlton and tweeted some thoughts. I was feeling a bit disappointed that I’d not seen anything interesting, when the zedding gods smiled on me.

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What appeared to be the entire cast of a pantomime wandered across the road, to much honking from passing cars. You really couldn’t make this stuff up.

On a less surreal and jolly note, I also saw two homeless people having a very cold picnic in a park:
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Eventually the cold became too much for me and I went for coffee indoors. Looking forward to the next thing, though: Urban Sound Week.

January 14, 2010 at 9:39 pm Leave a comment

finally, a gargoyle

by marie

finally, a gargoyle

Regular readers will know I find gargoyles impossible to photograph. I finally managed to capture one when out with the LRM today

December 6, 2009 at 6:20 pm 2 comments

Mainly Manchester

by marie

made me smile

Seen on my way to work last week  (in square F3 on page 95). Made me smile.

November 25, 2009 at 5:51 pm Leave a comment


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