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Writing A Novel: A Terrible Idea

I have a to-do list as long as my forearm. This was a terrible plan.

I’m moving to Manchester in September to start my Initial Teacher Training, which aside from the obvious problems such as finding a flat and packing up my stuff, presents a whole other plethora of unpleasant tasks which take precedence over novel writing, which is beginning to feel like picking daisies during an air strike. 629 more words


10 Amazing Rare Recordings

The internet is an amazing tool for the spreading of information. Before the twentieth century, the only contact a person could have with a distant event was through hearsay or witness accounts – an imperfect experience to say the least. 892 more words

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Call-out: band wanted!

Any bands, singers, solo artists etc. out there fancy playing a gig at Manchester’s Victoria Baths this October? The MAVA Screening will be a film and interactive media exhibition held to celebrate the amazing work of the 2014 Manchester University’s Visual Anthropology Masters students… 132 more words

Call-out: chefs/caterers wanted!

Any chefs out there? Fancy catering for a film and interactive media exhibition at Victoria Baths in October?

“Call out for cook/caterer(s):

The graduating visual anthropology masters students from Manchester University are hosting a screening event of their final film and sensory media exhibitions at Victoria Baths the weekend of 17-19th October. 93 more words


Building our new Gorgosaurus!

We’ve got a brand new dinosaur called Gorgosaurus on loan!

Here’s how we got on building it: This fabulous new cast was found in 1997 in Montana, USA. 36 more words

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Could Dinosaur DNA Help Cure Human Illnesses?

Could the DNA in dinosaur fossils provide cures for human illnesses?

According to new research, ancient fossils reveal evidence that the powerful immune systems of dinosaurs… 293 more words


Health experts attack ketamine plan to tackle depression

Group of experts calls for treatment combining electroconvulsive therapy and the recreational drug ketamine to be abandoned

A group of leading mental health experts has called for researchers to abandon a £1m project that would involve administering a combination of… 530 more words