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Hello Again – Bridge to Monet’s garden

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Feb 2016

Hello Again – Bridge to Monet’s garden

What better way to spend a wintery Friday afternoon than taking a trip to the Royal Academy of Arts in London and seeing their current exhibition titled “Painting the Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse”.  We were bathed in the colourful paintings by artists impressions of garden landscapes and scenes, and bathed in vivid colours and lighting of some of the most famous artists of the mid-19th to the...

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Friends reunited to close, finally!

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Jan 2016

Friends reunited to close, finally!

Friends reunited the social platform, the much used, much liked and also much cited as the cause of many a romance and divorce is to close due to being less relevant and also due to the availability of other social media platforms. They cite Facebook as the main reason, with wider free functions and deeper pockets for investment. It had been sold a few times...

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Hello hello – Coventry Police enter unlocked homes and tweet photos

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Jan 2016

Hello hello – Coventry Police enter unlocked homes and tweet photos

This is both funny and serious! Do you remember a time when you could leave your front doors unlocked? No neither do I, well maybe on a trip to Cyprus in the 70’s and 80’s where many a front door was left unopen and a Finikoudes market stall just covered up overnight. This week’s I heard an interesting story about Police in Coventry who have been criticised...

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The computer geek who inspired a revolution in Egypt – Part 1

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Jan 2016

The computer geek who inspired a revolution in Egypt – Part 1

I watch the TED talks videos from time to time and this week I heard Wael Ghomin speak about the power of social media. In Part One I’ll be taking a look at how his Facebook page sparked a revolution. Here a few extracts from the video transcipt:- Wael Ghonim is the Google executive who helped jumpstart Egypt’s democratic revolution … with a Facebook page...

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