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Christchurch Earthquake. The only survivor of 13, from a 'dark place' to Parliament - Ann Brower.

At 12:51 on 22 February 2011, 12 people died beside me. The parapet and facade of an unreinforced masonry building on the main street of Christchurch, New Zealand, crushed the bus that I was riding. 5,611 more words


Just dabbling in my rebuilding city

My thoughts go out to those hit by Harvey, Irma and now the earthquakes near Mexico. When I see those pictures our little city got off “lightly” in comparison. 276 more words


Just dabbling at the winter market

I’m heading to Europe in November and doing a Christmas Market river cruise. I’m really looking forward to it, apart from the fact that I’ll leave summer for winter for 3 weeks!   315 more words


Viewing Major Events with Google Street View

Google Street View is an amazing tool that allows you to explore vast swathes of the world from the comfort of your own home.

There is a feature of Street View that I don’t believe a lot of people are aware of – the ability to view past street view images. 346 more words


Fiona Farrell: Writing big and the best in Decline and fall on Savage Street

“It had to be as beautiful as I could get it.”

These were the words Fiona Farrell used on Tuesday night at the launch of her new book… 550 more words


Sprawl still the plan in post-quake Christchurch

Byron Clark is an activist based in Ōtautahi / Christchurch.

This article was written for Fightback’s magazine issue on Urban Revolution and the Right to the City. 668 more words