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Engineering a City #thread
Having spent my entire childhood in #Kochi (#Cochin ), it feels criminal to not know the story of how the city came to be the #metropolis it is today. Putting together a thread to trace the journey of the city which has been so endearingly mine (1)
Part 1: The #Malabar Mud-Banks
The story of Cochin is not just about how an engineering marvel can change social fabric, but also of many tenets of #British #Colonialism in India which is often taken for granted, passed off lazily as exploitation, missing nuance (2)
As with any coastal town, the cultural and economic history of Kochi is intertwined with maritime trade routes since the time of the Early Romans and Arabs. Thanks to the #biennale , most of us would now be familiar with the term #Muzuris (3)
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We're live-tweeting @Southsomersetdc #areasouth virtually today - here's how to join us: zoom.us/join Meeting ID: 775 475 691 Meeting Password: 016384 #LDReporter #Somerset #bravenewworld
Here's your agenda for today: modgov.southsomerset.gov.uk/ieListDocumentā€¦ We get under way at 2pm. #LDReporter #Somerset #areasouth
Having some problems on here - lots of people coming on and trolling, with some rude names... #LDReporter #Somerset #areasouth
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Welcome to Shire Hall in #Taunton for @SomersetCouncil full council - here's your agenda for today: democracy.somerset.gov.uk/ieListDocumentā€¦ #LDReporter
@SomersetCouncil Here for a couple of items today - update on reserves, and some details about school building. A lot of today will be annual reports (i.e. a lot of stuff we already know), so my tweets may not be as comprehensive as usual. #LDReporter
@SomersetCouncil Cllr Nigel Taylor has been returned as chairman of @SomersetCouncil. @CllrMarkKeating has been elected as vice-chairman. #LDReporter
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Lets try sth -- using large scale @Survation estimates of support from a comprehensive 20k strong poll across the UK, we can see which constituencies have swung from #Leave in 2016 to #Remain if there was a rerun of the 2016 #EUref ...a map and the 10 biggest swings to Remain
Constituency #Southampton, #Itchen
#Leave in 2016 59.96
Estimated #Leave % in 2018 42.60
Estimated swing to #Remain -17.36
#Westminster Constituency: #Kingston upon Hull North
#Leave in 2016: 59.97
Estimated #Leave % in 2018 45.15
Estimated swing to #Remain -14.82
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Our #Bristol ride will see hundreds of bikers ride through the city to @CHSW Charlton Farm helping to raise vital funds. All bikers welcome!
Bikes gather for the main ride at midday ready for a 1pm departure. Groups will be riding in from #Wiltshire, #Somerset and #Gloucestershire
All bikes, trikes and scooters are welcome. No need to register, just turn up on the day. No charge, but all donations to @CHSW appreciated!
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