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Gabriela Matouskova

CU Social Enterprise CIC

My Top 20 of Gratitude

PRESENTED ON DEC 05, 2017
IN COVENTRY @ VOL 34

What are you grateful for today? Gabriela Matouskova presents the story of #gratitudewall (a giant chalkboard) through top 20 contributions collected on its tour across Coventry and Warwickshire. What did people feel grateful for at this year’s Godiva Fest, Social Saturday, Life Festival, Coventry Uni Fresher’s week, Herbert, Warwick museum and Earlsdon Primary? Any common themes? Well there’s only one way to find out!

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20 examples of lettering within 20 miles of my house

BY PHIL BAINES
@ VOL 5 ON MAR 29, 2016

Designer and senior lecturer in typography at Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design Phil Baines tells us about his love of lettering and gives examples of found typography close to where he lives.

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My 20 Favorite Things to do near Easton

BY TERRY NEWHARD
@ VOL 5 ON JUN 17, 2016

Terry Newhard has developed a list of over 200 day trips near Easton. He highlights his top 20 in this fast-paced survey.

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The Thank U Guy

BY BLAKE FLEISCHACKER
@ VOL 11 ON MAY 06, 2016

Blake Fleishacker has built a career spreading good vibes to kids, campuses and companies. When was the last time you received a phone call from a client, colleague or co-worker just to say thank you? He wants that to change.

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"I Think You Are Wonderful" And Other Ways To Say Thank You

BY AHMAD SYAUQIE
@ VOL 9 ON NOV 05, 2016

When expresing appreciation, Ahmad Syauqie believes that simplicity and sincerity are key. And often, saying the words 'Thank you' is all it takes.

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Expression of Gratitude: the untold story of a family unknown

BY KATY BOYCHUK
@ VOL 2 ON APR 25, 2017

"My journey of finding my birth mother lead me to the gratitude I have for my parents."
 
In honor of International Family Day, we highlight a PechaKucha Presentation that truly embodies what family is, while simultaneous breaks its mold, and in turn, captures our hearts.
 
In "Expression of Gratitude: the untold story of a family unknown" from PechaKucha Night London, Ontario, Katy Boychuk shares the story of her adoption at birth and the personal journey she embarked on when almost most 30 years later, she read her private adoption file for the first time and decided to find her birth mother. This is when her search began.
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Top 20 random things from childhood – agree or disagree?

BY ADAM REDSHAW
@ VOL 34 ON DEC 05, 2017

Top 20 random things that are flashbacks of Adam Redshaw's youth. Some have long gone. Some still here. Some have shrunk!

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My Top 20 of things I've learned about the UK and things I don't yet understand

BY SUSAN SCHWEITZER
@ VOL 34 ON DEC 05, 2017

Susan Schweitzer immigrated to the UK from the US 7 years ago. Here, she presents her Top 20 of things that she has learned about the UK in that time and all the things she doesn't yet understand.

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My Top 20 things animals have taught me

BY TABITHA GRAY
@ VOL 34 ON DEC 05, 2017

From learning to stick with the renegades as a child to experiencing a first broken heart, animal lover Tabitha Gray presents all the ways her pets have taught her about life's more precious lessons. 

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The Top 15 Pieces of Theater that Influenced My Life

BY BILL DERRY
@ VOL 1 ON MAY 09, 2018

Bill Derry has collected programs from nearly 1000 performances! In this story he shares the 15 most influential pieces of theater --- those that most impacted his memories, emotions and thoughts. He tries to demonstrate that theater is much more than entertainment!