More open now the metal structures have been removed.
The metalwork celebrated the railway arches than ran over the site of the current shopping centre.
They were gonna cost more to sand-blast and re-paint than remove; we took repeated soundings with the shops and they supported the move.
The planned removal has been in my reports for a little while now and was rehearsed at tenants and residents’ meetings.
A very difficult year for Meadow Partnership Trust, but they’re working at it and their AGM was very well attended (50-60).
Marcellus Baz talked about his boxing school, how boxing was a way out for him from troubles when he was young and the international interest he’s been receiving for his work.
As for MPT, they have a new role in supporting the voluntary sector across Area 8 (The Meadows, Clifton, Wilford and Ruddington Lane) so are looking to change their name and articles to reflect the wider range. It’s a disappointment, but the cuts are hitting and MPT are fighting to keep something going.
Virtual tour of Nottingham Caves from the Old Market Square.
Part of the Festival of Caves.
With staff from Nottingham City Council.
Travelled Mortimer’s Hole in record time, but only cos I’d been on a Friar Tuck tour – twice.
Yeah, kinda thought that all those tweets meant the Ken Loach film was on this week. So hadn’t really read up “The Girl on the Train” and kinda assumed it’ld be something supporters of mass transport would kinda like. And to be fair, those shots of the train running between a lake and some fairly big houses are great.
But it turns out that it evolves into a consideration of a women with a drink problem, and then into a whodunnit.
And the youtube critics are kinda critical cos it takes to long to get to the whodunnit – wrong.
Yes, it’s another piece from the crime genre, and yes, onece again, you have to suspend a bit of belief to allow the plot to work.
But it’s different and it works.
So only quibble really is the title, hence my less metaphorical suggestion above.
A celebration of “Notts County Football in the Community” and the facilities they run and the services they provide.
Notts County also issued thousands of free tickets for their match against Crewe Alexandra, which ended in a 1-1 draw.
Photo library can be viewed on Facebook.
N Post write-up here.
The passages on bringing girls on, to create a higher aspiration, then the just about contained fury about Trump’s demeaning of women, symbolising so much of what goes wrong in men’s attitude to women, mark out a speech which people are calling epic.
It’s a special speech.
Otobong Nkanga and Marguerite Humeau.
“International Art. For Everyone. For Free.”