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Somewhere to Sit

In summer of 2013 I embarked on a group study through the Centre for International Students and Study Abroad (CISSA) who administers international programs at the University of Calgary. 356 more words

University Of Calgary

Traveling the world through maps

Hello my awesome followers! I’ve noticed it’s been awhile since I’ve actually chatted about a particular topic, so I thought I’d bring up a bit of inspiration and make a post. 503 more words


City of Seattle votes on the creation of a Park District

Interesting news story in the Seattle Times on a coming vote by Seattlites on the creation of a Park District specifically tasked with creating and maintaining (as well as raising money) for a superior park system in the city. 377 more words

Human Geography

Arslanbob – In Walnut Tree Shade

It had been almost eight years since I was last in Arslanbob, a tantalisingly spread-out settlement in Kyrgyzstan’s Jalal-Abad province. As before, I had arrived at the start of Ramadan – the moon was new, the mosque was full; a holiday mood gripping the steep rocky streets of this sprawling mountain village. 1,002 more words


Making Freedom: Riots, Rebellions and Revolutions.

Blog posted by Carol Dixon, PhD candidate

This blog features images from a launch event that was held at the Palace of Westminster on 9th June 2014 to mark the start of a touring exhibition I helped to curate as part of my work with the London-based education charity Windrush Foundation – ‘Making Freedom: Riots, Rebellions and Revolutions’. 445 more words


How equal is the UK?

The UK is generally thought of as being a far more equal country than other country’s in the world in terms of economic and social equality. 949 more words


Can the Tour de France help get more people out of their cars and on to bikes?

Dr Matt Watson asks if the Tour will help get more people out of their cars and on to their bikes.

The Tour de France… 535 more words