Are you 'from here'? And how long does it take to become a Mancunian?
Jack Walton's writer's edition covers Turkish restaurants, the view of Manchester from Liverpool and a disastrous incident with a lovely Victorian door
Dear members — ever found yourself staying at your boss’s house while they’re on holiday? Ever leave the house keys in the door? On the outside of the door? Ever had those keys stolen and then called two separate locksmiths to mutilate and then un-mutilate your boss’s beautiful Victorian door? Well, Jack Walton has, and he has written about his week’s travails with Joshi’s door in his writer’s edition today. He also offers an ode to one of Manchester’s most prolific photographers and another ode to Bridge Street’s best Turkish restaurant. Plus he asks in a poll of Millers: are you “from here”?
Jack primarily writes for The Post, our excellent sister publication in Liverpool (check out his brilliant profile of ex-mayor Joe Anderson), but you may recognise his name from these pages as well — not least from his very entertaining long read about the attempted takeover of Rochdale AFC.
Before we dive in, we round up today’s headlines, including the latest from the new inquest into the deat…
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