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Guest post by the ever lovely Kat 🙂

These first two pieces are by Hayley Welsh as part of Blackburn is Open in 2015, who was born in Blackburn but now lives and works in Australia. https://www.hayleywelsh.com

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Batman symbol on ‘It’s the Batcave!’ comic book shop.

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Textile art at Eanam Wharf. Blackburn was famed for its ‘4000 Holes’, made famous by a line in A Day in the Life by The Beatles, referring to potholes in the road.

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Penguin stencil on the Leeds – Liverpool canal.

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Work by Faunagraphic near Feilden Street, as part of Open Walls All Female Street Art Festival, founded and curated by Hayley Welsh, June 2016. http://www.faunagraphic.com/

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We can thank my friend Kat of Adventures in a Campervan for this one.  She spotted it Griffin Park, Blackburn, way back in August (sorry, I’ve had quite a backlog of street art to catch up with!) and sent me this photo together with a message.

Here’s one for you.  As a maths teacher I love it.  They’ve chosen the data they want to collect and chosen methods of collection and recording, they’ve made a key, maybe they made a prediction before they did it of how many waves they would get.  Practical maths in action!

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I’ve just got back from a two week holiday to the north of the UK, and it didn’t go quite as smoothly as planned…however here’s my travel journal for the trip, enjoy!

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Spotted by the lovely Kat of Adventures in a Campervan.  This piece can be found on the Leeds-Liverpool Canal, between Cherry Tree and Mill Hill.

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