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Past Cambridge Event: VOL 21

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VOL 21

July 17, 2019
@ CUC Wine Bar

Every PechaKucha Night is different and no-one ever really knows what to expect! 

What we do know is that the talks are always worth hearing, whether they're frivolous or profound, enlightening or pure entertainment. 

PechaKucha Cambridge has featured speakers from many different disciplines including science, art, design, photography, fashion, architecture, mental health, sport and more.

If you're drawn to the unexpected, come and join us and if you'd like to know more about presenting at a PechaKucha night, please get in touch! 

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Pay It Forward Gift Vouchers

BY THERESA FEETENBY
@ VOL 21 ON JUL 17, 2019

If you've ever passed a homeless person and wondered if you could do more than give them small change, Theresa Feetenby has come up with a brilliant idea. Through Pay It Forward Gift Vouchers you can give vouchers that can be exchanged for food or other goods from participating businesses. In this inspiring presentation Theresa explains how it works and what we can do to spread the idea and help more people in need.  

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Expect the Unexpected

BY LUCINDA PRICE
@ VOL 21 ON JUL 17, 2019

The work of a professional photographer is full of unexpected surprises as Lucinda Price shows us in these stunning images. From cows in the city to half-submerged horses, she has learned to turn the unexpected into memorable photographs to the delight of all who see them. (Lucinda is also the volunteer photographer for our PechaKucha Nights in Cambridge.) 

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Cycling - the Secret Ingredient to a Happy Childhood

BY ROXANNE DE BAUX
@ VOL 21 ON JUL 17, 2019

Dutch Children are consistently reported as being the happiest in the world, so Roxanne De Beaux joined 30 students from around the globe at the Planning the Cycling City course in Amsterdam to find out more about the connection between the happiness of the children and the cycling environment they grow up in.

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In Defense of Pigeons

BY MAX JUNG
@ VOL 21 ON JUL 17, 2019

Let's face it. Pigeons get a bad rap. They're accused of being dirty, greedy, aggressive and worse. Max Jung paints a very different picture of beautiful, iridescent, brave, and much-decorated war heroes. As he says, "If we provided pigeon loos, pigeon poo would be less of a problem." Makes you think ... he might have a point. 

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Living in the now

BY LOUISE LEE
@ VOL 21 ON JUL 17, 2019

Footloose, fancy free and no ties used to describe Louise Lee's life as she explored the world. Then she got not one, but two dogs, and life changed. Then it changed again. Here she describes how her dogs taught her to appreciate that today is the only day that matters.  

Ann Hawkins
Writer and mentor in Cambridge
Lucinda Price
Photographer, Lucinda Price Photography in Cambridge
Louise Lee
Administrative Consultant, Saunders and Lee Ltd in ST. NEOTS
Max Jung
Teacher in Cambridge
Roxanne De Baux
Executive Director, CamCycle in Cambridge
Theresa Feetenby
in Cambridge