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Salford Quays

A day out anywhere in Salford used to be a rather depressing prospect, but not anymore. Salford Quays (pronounced ‘keys’) is home to MediaCity (where a huge chunk of the BBC lives, including the Blue Peter Garden, ITV and other media companies), the Imperial War Museum North, The Lowry Centre (galleries and theatres) and The Lowry Outlet Shopping Centre. 167 more words

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Scene 01-03 Big Adventure

This big Adventure is one of the things seen on my second cycle saloon adventure on an 10-person pedal boat this year. But my favorite adventure in 2014 was the… 37 more words


Toxic Waste Cleanup Begins Following Fremont Fire

SEATTLE (AP) — A large fire destroyed a manufacturing building in Seattle, sending a big plume of black smoke over the city and prompting an effort to contain toxic chemicals. 312 more words


Exploring Seattle – Part One

There are a million things to see and do in my new home, and I intend to go exploring every chance I get. When I do, I’ll take you all with me. 463 more words


One Star Struck Bridge Operator

For the past week I’ve been training to operate the Ballard Bridge over the Ship Canal in Seattle. This is a very cool bridge, with a view of the Lake Washington Locks. 76 more words


Circumambulating Seattle 2: Eastern Boundary Along Lake Washington

I continued my long walk around the periphery of Seattle with another segment on the eastern border of the city.  Most of this day’s walk was along the shores of Lake Washington on good sidewalks in dappled shade.  463 more words