Today a wide range of government unions staged a one-day strike to protest at proposed salary and pension cuts. A march and a rally were held in Ipswich.
A new piece of street art was commissioned to stand outside the university building. During the month of November 2011 I have taken pictures and video every time I walked past it, to show the progress of its construction.
“Lightwaves” is an art installation spread across several buildings on the Ipswich waterfront. For a few days it also included a laser show.
When the tide is out, the river has a different character.
Yesterday’s vlomo was similar to one from last year, and strangely, so is today’s. I was leafing through my captured videos wondering what to do for vlomo when my daughter told me that it had suddenly got foggy outside. The result was a chance to compare today with with the footage from last year.
Sometimes the water in Ipswich marina is so calm that it acts like a great big mirror.
The music in this video is “Army of Dreamers” by William Elmore from the aptly named “Reflection Songs” album. The whole album is available from Jamendo under a Creative Commons by-nc-sa llicence.
A young seabird calls and calls, but nobody comes…
A short walk from my current workplace is “Caffe Basso”, a lovely little coffee shop. Well worth a visit for great coffee and pizza.
A tiny part of my daily walk to work, in the streets around the “Rosehill” area of Ipswich, where I live.
One of the many lights around Ipswich docks is a several-metre high three-legged, colour-changing beacon. I know very little about it except that the glowing plate at the bottom says “Alpha Omega”.
Update. It appears that it is actually a piece of street art named “Crows Nest”