January 29, 2006

My cities

Follow-up to Just for starters from City - The Musical

Don’t spend too long on it guys, just a quick guide…

Cardiff – local, casual, stadium
Newport – hopeful, sad, shadowed
Swansea – seaside, popular, students
Bristol – green, education, theatre
London – intimidating, dominating, underground
Birmingham – prosperous, exciting, buzzing
Coventry – downtrodden, forgotten, yearning
Manchester – gay, Chinese, football
York – old, grave, history
Leicester – football, family, life
Liverpool – rebirth, unpretentious, colloquial
Dublin – alcohol, art, travellers
Edinburgh – fun, cold, cramped
Paris – open, market, theme parks
Amsterdam – memorial, water, cheese
New York – snow, disappointing, snow
Barcelona – ice-cream, swimming pools, measles


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  1. Mel

    Yo Dudes,

    I picked out the cities which I'd been to from Anna's list and made my own comments.

    Bristol – steep, educational, annoying
    London – busy, exciting, long
    Birmingham – smelly, friendly, repetitive
    Coventry – confusing, cinema, tudors
    Manchester – friends, curries, fights
    Leicester – car parks, walkabouts, cheap dinners
    Liverpool – me, me, sarah
    Edinburgh – stressful, wellies, playful
    Paris – mickey, windows, cigarettes
    Amsterdam – balconies, twelve stories, little gay man
    Barcelona – tapas, people being statues, shoes

    Mel
    x

    30 Jan 2006, 17:24

  2. Lail

    ok..

    coventry – grey, coach, train
    birmingham – ballet, glittery, rain
    bristol – dispersed university, The Rootes, poppy
    london – NW3, brick lane, portabello road
    new york – difficult, gridded, amazing
    paris – monmartre, night, lights
    barcelona – la boqueria market, old city, huge cat
    tel aviv – building sites, friendly, mango juice
    madrid – real, love, drummers in the park
    copenhagen – quaint, hotdogs, christmas trees
    havana – live music, old faces, guards

    that was nice to do! made me remember places!
    see you all on wednesday… x x

    30 Jan 2006, 22:01

  3. Mel

    1. Weather-
    Umberellas
    Weather forecasts
    Pollution
    Smog
    Clothes
    Watering can
    Lights
    Bike
    Roller Skates
    Recycle
    Reports on natural disasters – eg New Orleans
    Hurricanes

    2. Technology
    9/11
    Mobiles – vibration, tones, etc
    Currency
    Lights
    Transport
    Networking
    TV
    Phone networks
    Pilons
    Wires
    Buzzing
    Blackouts
    Light pollution

    3. Authority
    Road Signs
    Small print
    Rules restriction
    Politics
    Government
    Clean-up Britain acts
    Light control – red green
    Traffic rules
    Morals / Laws
    Sat Nav Mapping
    Traffic orders
    Tell busker to shut up
    Add more rules to the space
    No smoking
    Sirens
    Street Cones

    4. Culture
    Different languages
    Arts – speaking, dancing, graffitti
    Promoting events
    Street entertainers
    Buskers
    Comedy
    Sport
    Political speakers

    5. Media/ advertisements
    Bill boards
    TV
    Sandwich Board
    Promotions
    Surveys
    Charties
    Posters
    FLyers
    Selling property
    Retail
    Selling newspapers
    News reports

    27 Feb 2006, 16:51


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