“…as great a human exploit as Athens”

April 29, 2008 at 9:54 pm 1 comment

By Marie

While Liam has been learning about psychogeography, I have been avidly reading local history. Here is the first of what I hope will be a series of Manchester quotes:

“…the age of ruins is past. Have you seen Manchester? Manchester is as great a human exploit as Athens.”

Benjamin Disraeli, 1844 in Conningsby

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Another psychogeographer In which their Zedding destination has disappeared and they rant about regeneration a bit

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  • 1. Nick  |  December 1, 2012 at 9:00 am

    This route was my playground as a kid growing up in Ardwick the subways were great for bogeys and from the old toy factory facing Cakebread street all the way down to the start of Chester road, The Mancunian Way ingrained

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