In Manchester we are surrounded by 'What the Victorians did for us' and I have to admit that this programme made me a bit proud to be from Manchester by reminding me about the terrific architecture of our town hall and the pre Raphaelites in the City Art Gallery.
Ford Maddox Brown's ‘Work’ is a magnificent tribute to the importance of manual labour. The best thing is that you can just pop in for a look on the way to the bus – entrance is totally free.. still one thing we Brits can be truly proud of.
Not quite as good as the Angel of the North or the Another Place installation at Crosby which we saw again last week.
[Click to enlarge – can you spot 5 figures and and lots of waders?]
But it will have to do - because our B of the Bang at the
I now know why we saw Jeremy in Market Street last summer on our way back from seeing The Dark Knight - I gave him a little smile and he smiled back (blush)
He was filmed walking along with a typical urban crowd. If I'd been 5 minutes earlier you would have seen me on the telly.