Five Alive Friday

Almost there! Here’s five links to make you look busy until the weekend arrives…

On The Telly

Someone is leaving televisions on the streets of my ‘hood with special messages on them. So, I wanted to share them with you!

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Tuesday 7:02 pm: High Street, Prahran.
I spy, with my little eye…

Signs of Affection

Images: Paul Price There’s nothing like an unexpected compliment to put a pep in your step! And someone who is handing out their fair share of the good stuff is Paul Price. Hailing from Leeds, Price’s Signs of Affection is a self-initiated public intervention – so if you’re lucky to be in the ‘hood keep …

Sandy and the 1,000 Crane Project

Images: The Crane Project A little bird told me about the Crane Project – so I had to share it with you. Sandy is making 1,000 paper cranes, each with a different positive word on them and placing them in places for people to discover. I guess you could say…a bird in the hand is …

Love Padlocks

Rome – The lamp poles on Ponte Milvio can’t take much more love! China – Almost every metal chain-link or pole in Mount Huang has been adorned with padlocks. Russia – ‘Trees of Love’ with padlocks placed by newlyweds are seen across Luzhkov bridge in downtown Moscow. Hungary – From the 1980’s, lovers in the …

Do You Want Malaria With That?

Images: Dirty Water Project Tap Project Thirsty? So are more than 900 million people around the world with no access to clean drinking water. Plus, a heart-breaking 4,200 children die of water-related diseases everyday. Last week, Unicef rattled the cage with their Dirty Water Vending Machine which they dropped in downtown Manhattan. For a dollar …

On the Road Again

Images: Pete Dungey The Pothole Project Artist Pete Dungey was sick of getting a bumpy ride on Britain’s pothole-ridden roads. So he decided to do something about it. Rather than taking the bitter-and-twisted approach of putting together a petition and writing letters he set about creating beautiful gardens in the holes. Sometimes the softly sweetly …

Up To No Good*

Images: TrustoCorp TrustoCorp Rebranding NYC I love an upstart prankster. Someone who is up for a bit of mischief and has a cheeky twinkle in their eye. That’s why I can’t help but take my hat of to the rebranding division of TrustoCorp Intl – a mysterious artist (or maybe artists?) dedicated to highlighting the …