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Perhaps the city can be a bleak place to live?

This advert came on the T.V. whilst I was watching something I cant even remember. But I was totally captured by the animation, & the song in the ad. The story of the advert: ‘Young Jack and his faithful little

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A 2014 TV advert that really touched me!

I saw this advertisement on You tube by accident when looking for a particular piece of music included on another advertisement. The advert really touched me, and perhaps reminds us that it is easy at times to do the right

T.V. Gold, but with a dystopian vision for towns & cities.

Loved this programme as a kid, now as an adult, with workers ruled by a whistle and compelled to dance at the biscuit factory site in their own free time after work, I see it a bit differently!

What to do if your car is damaged by a pothole.

As if driving isn’t hazardous enough already, avoiding potholes has added another challenge to my daily commute & when driving to & from leisure pursuits throughout the week. Knowing what to do if my car suffered damage played on my

100 images that changed the world.

Continuing this blogs theme of showcasing influential photographs that changed the world, the above is Josef Koudelka’s iconic 1968 picture of the Soviet invasion of Prague, the capital city of Czechoslovakia. As the Time Magazine wrote in their explanation of

Crime Map for where you live & work.

Interactive crime maps for where you live are available here at Each dot marks the approximate location of incidents reported to the police in England and Wales in the last month. Crimes are ordered by type & the categories

Live feed: Tower Bridge in London.

I just find it amazing that with a few clicks on my keyboard I can observe how a community negotiates the many public and private spaces of their city. Above is a Live feed showing the daily activity on Tower

Professionalism, teamwork & remaining calm under pressure!

This video clip has been on YouTube for over 10 years now, but is well worth watching if you haven’t seen it as it is a great example of professionalism, teamwork & remaining calm under pressure! Just after take-off from Manchester Airport, a bird

Rick Rescorla: A real hero remembered.

When I was teaching I came across the story of how Rick Rescorla helped save the lives of 2,687 people during the 2001 terrorist attack on the Word Trade Centre. Believing that in the event of a major disaster, the employees of Morgan