A young creative searches for his break
'Photography is my purpose'
Hi members — today we zoom in on one young man’s life to show what it’s like to be a young creative in Manchester. It’s a story about escaping a small town, working a tedious job to make money and looking for that first break. And because Jack Preston is a photographer, the piece has some lovely photos of the city too.
Catch up: We got a great response to our long read about Pomona Island yesterday — you can read that one here and share it on Twitter here. On Tuesday, our members’ story was Mollie’s piece meeting the teenagers who had just got their A-level results. We liked this comment under the post from Miller Phil Griffin, who addressed a few words to Aiden, the frustrated young man who had missed out on his top offer.
Aiden, University of Manchester’s loss is Nottingham’s gain. You’ll love it, and frankly both of Manchester’s universities behaved shockingly towards their students in lockdown and don’t deserve you. Requisite grades or not, good luck to all, & have a great night. …