Category Archives: Manchester

 
 

Ox for lunch

My sister was in Manchester on business and offered to treat me to a late birthday lunch on her. We went to the The Ox — a pub on Liverpool Road that I’d heard good things about. We weren’t disappointed. We had soup and then a big sandwich each. Mine was chicken breast, bacon and […]

 

Carry On Screaming with The Sun

In terms of sheer hypocrisy no other British newspaper can match The Sun. Take Tuesday’s issue…

On the bottom half of the front page: relatives of the victims of the ‘Moors Murderers’ condemn Granada Television for merely filming an episode of Coronation Street on Saddleworth Moor.

 
 

Curious building techniques

In recent years there has been a tremendous amount of building going on in Manchester. It’s all around, all the time, and as I walk into the city centre for lunch with Peter several times each week we get to see the new buildings appear step-by-step. Yesterday we saw this curious structure in Spring Gardens, […]