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MANCHESTER. Year Of The Rat.

I celebrated my second new year at the weekend, this one being The Chinese New Year in Manchester. This time around it’s the Year of the Rat. Last year was the Year of the Pig and to celebrate that St. Anns Square in Manchester was decorated with a giant pig. I was looking forward to seeing a large rat in the same pace this year but it was a Dragon […]

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MANCHESTER. Underneath The Arches.

Okay I know that technically speaking theses structures are viaducts and not arches but I am allowed a little bit of poetic/photographic licence. This is Castlefields in Manchester, where canal met rail and came the worst off to some extent. Rail in its turn coming a cropper against the onslaught of the car. That said canals and railways are having a renaissance, thanks to the increase in services this stretch […]

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MANCHESTER. To The Christmas Markets!

Christmas is on it’s way, the decorations and trees are starting to appear and the Christmas Markets have started opening up. Living not too far away from Manchester it’s an easy journey for me to get there and take in the sights, sounds and smells of the market. That heady seasonal mix of brightly coloured lights, carols, cinnamon, hot chocolate and fried onions & bratwurst. The Manchester markets are ever […]

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MANCHESTER. Pho at I Am Pho.

I was in Rochdale the other Sunday, Andy a friend, was running in the 10K race part of the town’s annual Half Marathon event. I was doing the vitally important task of taking care of his mobile phone. Rochdale crouches in the shadow of the Pennines, the spine of high country which runs up the middle of England to just over the Border into Scotland, so there’s not a lot […]

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MANCHESTER. In Monochrome – Part Two

So, following up Part One, naturally, here’s the rest of the shots I took on my easy ramble around the city. I headed back to Victoria Station, one of three main stations in the city, it’s a Victorian wedding cake of a building, the other two, Piccadilly and the smaller Oxford Road are more glitzy and slick. Though the buildings at Oxford Road always make me think of Darth Vader’s […]

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