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5 October 2017

Episode 312

30 minutes

How do we relate to a city? This week we look at the different ways we engage with our urban environments, be it through green spaces, by sharing a book or two or even being on the water.

5 October 2017

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Chapter 1

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Chapter 1

Moscow: Zaryadye park

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As part of Moscow’s 870th-anniversary celebrations, a new park has been inaugurated next to the Kremlin. The project may have cost €200m but it offers plenty of bang for your rouble.

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Sydney: ferry commute

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The ferry crossing between Sydney’s two CBDs – the cities of Sydney and Parramatta – is set to get a little easier as part of the government’s investment to boost the nation’s public waterways.

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Belgrade: let’s go to the beach

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The people of Belgrade used to love going to the seaside – until the conflicts of the 1990s made most of these haunts dangerously inhospitable. But nothing keeps a Belgrader from the beach for long.

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Free little libraries

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We find out how books can help us connect not only to our cities but to one another. Plus: the free little libraries project and the Frankfurt Book Fair.

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