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The Royal Festival Hall conundrum

The Royal Festival Hall conundrum

29 September 2009 by martin 2 comments

This was the scene at the Royal Festival Hall terrace in London the other afternoon: A buzzy, colourful place where people can relax over a drink and soak up the sun. Just a few years ago, however, this very same […]

Joy is…

Joy is…

21 September 2009 by martin 1 comments

[cue video, music, and voice of Sir Patrick Stewart…] Joy. That's who we answer to. Joy is youthful. Joy inspires works of art. It is collectible. And shapes the future. Joy has a fan club. It's contagious. And it can […]

Take a saunter in Salford

Take a saunter in Salford

18 September 2009 by martin 0 comments

We've just launched walkit.com in Salford. Check out: Pendleton Library to Hope Hospital Salford Central to The Lowry (less busy) Come on Hazel Blears, let us know how many steps you can clock up!

It’s European Mobility Week (huh?)

It’s European Mobility Week (huh?)

17 September 2009 by martin 0 comments

Hands up if you knew it was on? According  to www.mobilityweek.eu (“for a world of sustainable transportation”): “From 16 to 22 September 2009 the [sic] European cities and towns will have the opportunity to participate to [sic] the most widespread […]

Birmingham ArtsFest 2009

Birmingham ArtsFest 2009

8 September 2009 by martin 0 comments

Birmingham's annual free arts bash, ArtsFest, is on this weekend from the evening of Friday 11th to Sunday 13th September. If you are in the city at the weekend why not pop along and see the wide range of cultural […]

Lessons from the green oasis of London’s Isabella Street

Take a look at this (excuse the blurriness): Sort of scene you could find in most UK cities. Boarded up railway arches. Hard grey surfaces. Bit desolate. An unappealing environment for a pedestrian – even if it is traffic-free. But […]

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