Feedback Welcome – Ted Barrow (Feedback_TS) Critiques Welcome Skate Store

“The notion that skateboarding needs a critic is, of course, absurd. Skateboarding speaks for itself, and doesn’t need a commentator. With Instagram, however, when we post skateboarding clips, we are, even if subconsciously, looking for feedback, or approval.”

An Interview with Katherine Ormerod – author of ‘Why Social Media Is Ruining Your Life’

“I started to feel really uncomfortable, I was sending out the message that my life was only the fantasy.”

House of Vans – Manchester

“This past weekend, Vans brought a pop up House of Vans to Manchester. Doors opened on the Deansgate venue with a gig on Friday, with Saturday’s main event hosting a variety of obstacles including a mini ramp and small street area. Other attractions included a small exhibition on the history of the SK8-HI, fantastic coffee and food stalls, an embroidery workshop and, to the delight of many a cash strapped skateboarder; free waffles.”

Emerica – Wild In The Streets, Manchester 2015

“Sacking off Granada Studios due to there being way too many cars, Castlefields was the next point of call with Rob Smith telling CJ that as photographer it was his job to get someone down the rail. So ensued remarks about getting Woody to throw himself down it again, he is probably sick of hearing about that day…”

Globe EUTRIPPIN’ – London & Oxford

At one point someone approached Chris with the request of, “my friend couldn’t make it today but he wants to know what your beard feels like so can I stroke it?” to which Chris replied, “go for it but it kind of feels like pubic hair.”