Wednesday, February 09, 2011

Bob The Postman - The Luddites - Part 4

"Press forward, every gallant man, with hatchet, pike, and gun . . .“ "We’ll break the shears and the windows too and we’ll all set fire to the tazzling mill.”

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Bob The Postman - The Luddites - Part Three

"No more chant your old rhymes about bold Robin Hood, his feats I but little admire. I shall sing the achievements of General Ludd, now the hero of Nottinghamshire.”

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Bob The Postman - The Luddites - Part Two

The Industrial Revolution “Poverty, poverty knock.” When the loom worked the weaver.

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Bob The Postman - The Luddites - Part One

The Good Old Days “If it wasn’t for the weavers, what would you do?” When the weaver worked the loom.

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Live Here Work Everywhere - Feels Like the Place is Breathing

Many of the people interviewed in the series were attracted to Nelson because of its easy access to many different kinds of outdoor activities. A significant them of the discussions in Parts 11 and 12 is that if you create the kind of town you want to live in, based on quality of life, talented people will come and economic development will follow.

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Live Here Work Everywhere - So Many Interesting People Here

We asked all of the people in parts 1-10 what attracted them to Nelson and why they stay here.

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Live Here Work Everywhere - A Refreshing Cup of Dragon Well Tea

Two Hills Tea imports organic green tea from China, and sells it across North America. Oso Negro Coffee is a well-known spot in Nelson, but few residents realize that more than half of Oso Negro's business is outside the area. Lanaknits Designs creates knitting patterns for designer clothing with a difference: the clothes are designed to be knitted from hemp yarn, which owner Lana Hames supplies with the patterns.

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Live Here Work Everywhere - A Map of the World

Map Graphics has clients all over the world. Mapmaker Syrett takes us on a tour of his amazing map-making software.Pacific Insight Electronics is one of Nelson's main employers, with a staff of 300. The company makes electronic components for the auto industry. Sutherland Massage Productions is part of the energetic world of Nelson massage therapist Christine Sutherland, who discusses the videos she sells worldwide and the national television show she's starting.

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Live Here Work Everywhere - Pieces of my Ideas All Over the World

Live Metalworks owner Keith Berens creates and manufactures unique metal art objects and sells them to galleries internationally. Bloom Garden, send some photos of your yard with your ideas about what you want your new landscape to look like, and owner Victorie Hladik will use special software to design it. Dehnel Consulting raises eyebrows in Nelson. People are amazed to discover in a small office above a Baker St. shop, physicist Morgan Dehnel designs components for particle accelerators used in nuclear medicine in major hospital across the world.

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Live Here Work Everywhere - Make The Problem Your Blessing

Realscore Music is composer Robert Neufeld who writes music for films and television. His clients include National Geographic and the BBC. Wildlife Genetics International analyzes genetic material sent by wildlife managers all across the continent. The B.C. Touring Council helps touring performing artists with details of booking and promotion, and assists presenters with finding and booking performers.

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