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Posted by TheLTrain on 08 June 2012 - 11:01 AM
Lay down darling,
next to me
and go to sleep.
If you feel the same in the morning, I’ll leave the door unlocked for you to leave.
For the night may change those feelings, that feel so certain now,
and the warmth of the new morning may seem like a brighter day somehow.
And if, in the morning, you still decide to go,
at least I’ll have tonight to hold you close.
Posted by Alan on 27 February 2012 - 04:26 PM
or is it people stealing eggs?
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Posted by videomat on 26 January 2012 - 11:01 AM
I am hoping that you might be able to settle an argument between myself and a friend. I say that the council “town planning department” operates in the fashion of a well oiled machine, constantly taking into consideration the needs of the community and residents when planning and making important decisions with regards to developments within the city. Time, effort and a great deal of thought appears to be invested in the decision making process, guaranteeing building work, public facilities, road route planning and such, are all specifically tailored to meet and, quite often exceed the expectations of those that such decisions are being taken for. Public interest and opinion is considered, digested and carries great weight in determining how our splendid city grows and expands.
My friend however, holds quite a different view. He suggests that the council “town planning department” appears to operating under the control of a collection of angry children armed with crayons.
I must admit myself, with regards to the development of the “Sneinton Market” area, it would appear that these “children” have had great difficulty in colouring within the lines. Were the children allowed orange juice to drink on that day? This might go part way to explain how and why the market now looks scruffier and messier than it did before the development began.
Broad Street also appears to have “attacked” by a particularly unruly child who seems to have gained access to the stationary cupboard, and chose to arm him or herself with a large yellow highlighting marker pen.
So, we would very grateful if you might take a moment to settle this dispute for us. I look forward to reading your views regarding this matter.
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Posted by tewsarLcate on 19 November 2011 - 03:30 PM
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Posted by RETOX on 16 October 2011 - 05:30 PM
'Infiltrating the super-club and stripping it of its big room trance and hard dance trappings, promoter and resident Gemini Sanj has managed to build up serious momentum, honing RETOX into a distinctive fusion of sumptuous house and pounding, minimal techno.' ...Mixmag 2011
This month RETOX would like to announce that we have managed to secure the services of one of the very best female DJ’s of all time, LOTTIE (BBC Radio One). Expect the very best House & Techno at Nottingham’s most glamorous and magnificent club – Gatecrasher.
After a move down to London in 1993 Lottie got her big break at Turnmills with a weekly residency. She went on to guest at all the most exciting and talked about underground clubs across the World and then a hugely popular essential mix on Radio 1 showed her unique talents and broke her into the next level of headline DJ’s.
Lottie furthermore went on to win Sony Ericsson Musik magazine best new DJ award, the Dancestar Best breakthrough DJ award, then followed the infamous missdemeanours night and label with Caroline Prothero. Artists featured within this highly successful project and who Lottie played alongside included: Daft Punk, Josh Wink, Felix Da Housecat, Layo & Bushwacka and Stuart Price amongst other regular missdemeanour guests at their weekly residency at Central Londons AKA.
Lottie who is possibly the most iconic female DJ to date, has since graced the cover of magazines I-DJ, DMC Update, Time Out, Jockey Slut, Muzik and more, has presented on BBC’s Radio 1, including hosting the world-renowned Friday Night Essential Selection show for Pete Tong. During the past decade Lottie has DJ’d at every main club and event worldwide – including Glastonbury, Space (Ibiza), Pacha (worldwide) Tenax in Florence, The Loft in Barcelona, Sirena, Brazil, Miami, Fabric and Matter in London, twice at her favourite festival Exit, the Balaton festival Hungary and many, many more.
Support comes from resident & head honcho Gemini Sanj and the lineup is completed by brilliant up and coming acts Loop Corporation, Dave Angle, Pete Unique, Behruz Haider, Claire Spooner, Leon Baggots & Nick Wolanski.
Friday 11th November
@ Gatecrasher Nottingham
£6 Advance / NUS, MOTD
LOTTIE (BBC Radio 1)
& More TBC
This event will broadcast live on: http://kindafunkyradio.com/
For more information contact:
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Posted by MollyQueen on 20 August 2011 - 12:45 PM
The Notts UnderGround Bakery and MollyQueen present....
The Night Market @ The Golden Fleece
Tuesday 30th August
6 - 11pm
A wonderful selection of local crafters and makers, featured around the Golden Fleece pub on Mansfield Road.
There'll be a wonderful range of beautifully crafted and hand made products mixed up with Artwork,
Vintage clothing and lots more, by some of Nottingham's finest brands.
There will also be live music, Fresh Bread and cakes and Massage therapy to treat yourself to
as well as a homely 'nook' to go and get your tarot cards read.
The fleece kitchen will also be serving their usual meals,
as well as their fab range of tasty beverages so you needn't go hungry (or thirsty!)
*** Live Music from Louis Scott and more ***
Confirmed Stall Holders so far:
Massage Therapy - In a curtained area of the fleece, a lovely massage therapist
will be waiting with a wonderful array of massage treatments,
indian head massage, shoulder treatments.
Corrina Rothwell - Infamous in Nottingham, this lady designed the flyers
for the Sherwood Art Week Craft fair and has the most fabulous range of cards, prints and more.
She radiates with genius and has the most incredible sense of humour.
The UnderGround Bakery - With her usual range of fresh baked breads and cakes,
the Notts UnderGround will tickle your taste buds and
fill your bags with tasty loaves for the morrow.
Love You More - A wonderful selection of home-made jewellery,
salt scrubs and beautifully thought out vintage style gifts.
Laura Stephenson - From beautiful framed paintings, to beautifully sewn bags,
Laura is a talented designer with gorgeous items.
She also has a magical collection of trinkets and trophies, vintage ornaments
and a beautiful eye for colour, texture and materials.
Bees Make Honey - The most wonderful selection of purses, bags, brooches,
gorgeous little aprons, and more all with a unique style and a whole lot of quirk.
MollyQueen Decoupage - Decoupaged furniture and frames, book art,
postcard poetry, quilling, pretty stuff and a customised renovation service
for tired or worn out furniture.
If you are one of those forward planning people it might be worth bringing
a photo of that horrible old chest of drawers in the spare room...
Tarot Readings - A local dabbler in the art of tarot,
come into the boudoir area and have your cards read.
Delivered by one of the friendliest faces, even bad news can be good.
Mwanabibi Sikomo - A real take on the word 'Fair trade',
Mwanabibi works closely with women in Africa creating fair trade opportunities
by selling their beautiful children's clothing and other african themed items.
Mwanabibi will be promoting her charity and will be raising money with a raffle!
Some great prizes to be had!
Lots more to come...
Take a look at the blog to see how our last event went
For more info on the stall holders and everything else happening
on the night check back soon or email 'mailing list' to
Flickers and Fairylights
MQ Underground Xx
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Posted by anders on 16 August 2011 - 01:09 PM
Nottingham’s craftiest craft night returns on Thursday 18th August to bring some calm to our riot-torn city and make everything all music and googly-eyes again.
There will, however, be a riot of colour and creative ideas, with arresting creations but NO CHARGES FOR ADMISSION!
We’ll have live music from ‘Santo and Claus’ and you can dance the night away (in your seats while making craft items) to the sonic collages made by guest DJs and top horror / bad film bods Kneel Before Zod.
And don’t forget, the Alley Café serves excellent vegetarian and vegan food until 9.00pm if you fancy Dinner and Craft and Music.
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Posted by anders on 11 August 2011 - 11:53 AM
This will be part of an ongoing series of awesome (THOR-SOME?) petit publications that the brilliant minds of Four Beat Walk have assembled for us.
To help them in their quiet quest they are looking for all sorts of interesting people to send them doodles and photos and bits of this and that, showing your love of the library.
Have you found something ace in a library book? Fancy drawing something people can find in our Library Collection?
To submit something / find out more just drop 'em an email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Posted by Monkey Doctor on 10 August 2011 - 06:48 PM
He chose to wait for a response to all of these sicknesses within uk society from the poor disenfranchised people. He chose to push people until they cracked and then blame them for the sickness of British society.
Wake up Mr Cameron you idiot. It is blatantly obvious that if you fuck over a country they will turn on you.
Posted by bUTTONpUSHER on 21 July 2011 - 01:33 PM
@ The Chameleon, Nottingham
Up-C Down-C Left-C Right-C ABC + START
Junior fencing club
Apparatus of sleep
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Posted by Alan on 15 August 2012 - 08:29 AM
It doesn't mean everything is all part of someone/groups master plan - How do you actually think that works -
Gary Barlows mate gets commisioned to create a closing ceremony, but only under the proviso that he includes loads of symbolism and shapes and music that fit into some unknown groups rules to get across a secret message. How does that conversation go?
Gary B: Hi Kim, it's gary Barlow here.
Kim G: Hi Gary, how's tricks?
Gary B: Kim, How do you fancy choreographing the olympics closing ceremony? we're after something a bit out there and generally a bit weird. Decent budget though.
Kim G: Wow, yeah that sounds great.
Gary B: Only thing is, you'll have to put in loads of weird symbolism throughout it to get across secret messages to further the gloabal elites plan for a new world order.
Kim G: Hell yeah! I've always wanted to subvert the world through the form of really strange dance and musical choice, whilst dragging out aging ex musical stars. Where do I sign?
Gary G: That's great Kim, I'll let the Illuminati know you're up for it and send you a list of shapes and symbols that you'll have to include.
Kim G: Can't wait.
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Posted by Callmadman on 09 June 2012 - 02:25 AM
Beijing’s a bad smile,
The occasional row
Of raw buildings
With dental fractures,
Mounting scaffold in staccato, in decline
All ebb and ebb,
The endless recycle of glass,
The audible pouring of beer
Light and breezy
Full of heavy pockets of air
Breaking in waves against the glass,
Lips smacking like brash children’s jokes,
With terrifyingly unforgiving humour
And the infinitely fine dust
Lining my palm an Indian wedding,
Or a spider’s web as bound, a pact,
To the moments I’ve shared
With your subway rails
Your rough coloured walls
Which flake like stars peeling
From an all too busy night
The sun never setting, an endless orange stone
Just too impractical for concern
It doesn’t hurt to stare
To clock it twice
For I’m working my way back up
From being an old stranger
To your new born traffic
Your ebb and ebb
And ever onwards rush
The bleeding push
As new stores are opened
And Beijing explodes around us
I’m learning to swim like a native,
To duck without slipping my tongue
And I’m purposefully drowning,
Drinking in microbacterial history
Loosing myself via your perfect, relentless motion
In that ebb, that ebb
I’m in pasture
Pulled roughly by the surge,
And I’m chocking all of it down,
Now waiting for it
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Posted by m_b on 07 June 2012 - 06:59 AM
'This unit is from our archive and it is an adapted extract from Start Writing Poetry (A175)... [it] introduces common techniques underlying free verse and traditional forms of poetry, and how it is necessary to use these techniques in order to harness what T.S. Eliot called the ‘logic of the imagination’ (Eliot, 1975, p. 77). We discuss the possibility of using your own experience, but also the power of imagination, and of utilising different personae in your poems. You are also introduced to the basic terminology and practical elements of poetry – the line, line-breaks, stanzas, couplets, tercets, quatrains and other stanza lengths, rhyme, rhythm, caesura and metre. As you work through the unit, the key terms we discuss are highlighted in bold. Definitions for these terms are provided in the glossary at the end of the unit.'
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