Thursday, January 24, 2008

Slum Gothic?

Slum Gothic is a characterisation of the architectural style of the former Church of St. John the Divine in Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, UK

Slumgothic is the operating system for x-church

x-church is a space where visual arts projects and other things happen

The space is run in the spirit of
I could, you could, we could... do... whatever

Whatever includes artist residencies, teenage sessions with artists, performing arts club with 30 local kids, National Allotment Week, karaoke... whatever

Contact Marcus
0790 877 1107

Marcus must be a lucky guy.

If You're Going to Commit Fraud; Go Big 'Rogue trader to cost SocGen $7bn'

A billion here, a billion there and it starts adding up:

French bank Societe Generale says it has uncovered "massive" fraud by a Paris-based trader which resulted in a loss of 4.9bn euros ($7.1bn; £3.7bn).

More info on a new Nick Leeson here.

Only in Amerca: 'bigger than a Walmart' and in America, Texas no less, that's big

Steve Allen points to the spot in the sky where he first saw the U.F.O. in Stephenville, Texas. He estimated that it was “bigger than a Wal-Mart.” (Photo: Jessica Horton/Stephenville Empire-Tribune, via AP)
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