Browsing All Posts published on »November, 2011«

Bike wheel animation

November 30, 2011

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Because I’m feeling Christmassy I thought I’d share this sweet video from London Pedal Pushers. Check out this cool video from animation student Katy Beveridge. As part of her dissertation project she looked at creating film animation in real-time using bicycle spokes. To see the film click the link here.

Haggerston Councillor speaks out on Hackney exercise initiative

November 25, 2011

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Councillor Jonathan McShane has called for Hackney to broaden its thinking when it comes to exercise in the borough. In an interview yesterday he said: “When I go around schools people, especially young women, say to me, ‘Why is it swimming? Why are you obsessed with swimming?’ It does seem a bit odd that we […]

Secret nighttime food market in Dalston

November 24, 2011

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A new night time market is opening tomorrow in Dalston to celebrate the countdown to Christmas. The outdoors Friday night food market will gather the best of East London’s street food from around Hackney in a secret location. Vistors to the undercover market, The Long Table, in Abbot Street can enjoy live music and a […]

Review into cycle superhighways junctions ordered…

November 20, 2011

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New post on the London Pedal Pushers blog. “Mayor of London Boris Johnson has been forced to act following a second death on Bow Road. The BBC reported a review of all junctions on London’s superhighways had been ordered after a 34 year old woman became the 15th cyclist to die on London’s roads this year. The […]

Accused teachers to receive anonymity

November 17, 2011

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Teachers have been awarded automatic life long anonymity if accused of a crime in a landmark move after the Education Act 2011 received Royal Assent. A report by the Press Gazette says it means that teachers are now the first group in British legal history to be given automatic anonymity after being accused of a crime. The […]

Get on your bike…

November 16, 2011

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New post up at our sister blog, London Pedal Pushers, with all that’s best about women’s cycling in London. Here’s a teaser: To glove or not to glove, that is definitely not the question… George Lindsay-Watson                                                                                                15 Nov Riding a borrowed bike at the moment and learning to find my feet. However, there are a few […]

New article, Mouth London

November 16, 2011

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Middle East: UNESCO & Palestine George Lindsay-Watson Israel and America have cut funding to the United Nations cultural agency UNESCO after other UN members voted to grant Palestine full membership last week. The move is the latest in a series of Israeli and American reprisals following the UNESCO vote. America’s $60 million funding accounts for 20% […]