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Manchester in a skip: part 1

Manchester in a skip

Found in a skip and then added to the Eddy Rhead archive, in a carrier bag under his bed, these slide transparencies taken in Manchester in the early 1990’s show a pre IRA bomb era when the Arndale was yellow and Marks & Spencer’s had a wavy canopy. 120 more words

The Buildings

Tram at St Peter's Square

Tuesday 24th February 2015, 9.00am (day 1,279)

No commentary today… I just like the composition, the colours, lines and shapes, and that I got it nice and sharp.

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A response to Pope Francis on children

Speaking in St Peter’s Square recently, the pope made some comments that were rather controversial. He said, “A society with a greedy generation, that doesn’t want to surround itself with children, that considers them above all worrisome, a weight, a risk, is a depressed society. 211 more words


Up To 300 Migrants Missing In Mediterranean After Vessels Sink

As many as 300 migrants remain unaccounted after two vessels carrying them to Italy from Libya sank this week, according to officials from the the UN refugee agency. 244 more words


The first day

After landing from a 9 hour plane ride, I certainly was feeling grateful to be on the ground, but specifically grateful to be on the ground in Rome. 494 more words

St. Peter's Square building site

Monday 26th January 2015, 5.00pm (day 1,250)

Sometimes one must just acknowledge that all the pictures taken on a given day were a bit crap one way or another. 44 more words

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After dove debacle, Vatican makes balloons new peace symbol

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Dove lovers, rejoice.

Balloons, not doves, were released as a gesture of peace Sunday in St. Peter’s Square, a year after an attack by a seagull and a crow on the symbolic birds sparked protests by animal rights groups. 80 more words