Stand-Off on King Street

Stand-Off on King Street, originally uploaded by spinneyhead. Pro Israeli versus pro Palestine. As you might expect, there’s a lot of noise, neither side’s going to change their position and nothing will be resolved. A, thankfully, less bloody reflection of the conflict itself.

Posted by on 26 July 2014 | 8:40 am

Berry and Bentley

Berry and Bentley, originally uploaded by spinneyhead. The other reason to visit the museum of science and industry today was to check out the small but interesting cycling exhibit. This particular bike was made in Rusholme.

Posted by on 26 July 2014 | 7:10 am

Mini Maker Faire

Mini Maker Faire, originally uploaded by spinneyhead. It’s cool how there’s old school Meccano next to the 3D printers.

Posted by on 26 July 2014 | 6:09 am

Critical Mass

Critical Mass, originally uploaded by spinneyhead. Glorious weather, so a decent turnout. This was the queue as we waited for a tram to pass.

Posted by on 25 July 2014 | 2:18 pm

If anyone wants to buy me a present- original Roy Cross Airfix art at auction

I was talking about my dream of owning some original Roy Cross artwork recently. Well, there’s a load of it up for auction soon, if anyone would like to buy me some. SCALE MODEL NEWS: ROY CROSS, KING OF THE KIT BOXES – ORIGINAL AIRFIX BOX ART FOR SALE AT AUCTION.

Posted by on 23 July 2014 | 3:41 pm

Salford skyline

Salford skyline, originally uploaded by spinneyhead. This is Pear Tree Court, which I posted some photos of last month. It’s now being picked apart bit by bit. I had hoped it would be imploded, but this slow motion destruction could be interesting to watch.

Posted by on 22 July 2014 | 1:04 pm

Sunset on Lamplugh (and Scotland)

Sunset on Lamplugh (and Scotland), originally uploaded by spinneyhead. One of the great recurring views of my life. (The wind turbines, if you can see them, are fairly recent. I like them.)

Posted by on 20 July 2014 | 3:33 pm

The Coalition Government Colouring and Activity Book | Pride’s Purge

Genius. The full book should be available for Christmas. via The Coalition Government Colouring and Activity Book | Pride's Purge.

Posted by on 18 July 2014 | 11:03 am

Turog Best Brown Bread

Turog Best Brown Bread, originally uploaded by spinneyhead. Found in Irlam on my bike ride yesterday.

Posted by on 18 July 2014 | 7:12 am

Chavs: The Demonization of the Working Class

author: Owen Jones book published: 2011 review: This is a book to make you angry, and wonder why you weren’t at one of the street parties celebrating Maggie Thatcher’s passing. Jones’ argument is that successive governments have- consciously or stupidly- marginalised the power of the working class and put all their effort into making sure […]

Posted by on 14 July 2014 | 10:36 am