Manchester's dreadful gimmick economy and making friends across generations
Jack Dulhanty's writer's edition
Dear members — it’s Jack here, dropping in to say the editor’s edition is dead, long live the writer’s edition!
Those of you who were at our roaring success of a birthday party back in June will already know me, but for those who weren’t: hello! I’ve been on staff here since January, but started contributing stories to The Mill last summer. I’ve written about Manchester’s crane operators and doormen, covered virtual-reality addiction and investigated the city’s only Michelin star chef.
And now, I’ve been tasked with telling you about myself. This edition was born out of a suggestion that I should write about my experiences working at Slater Menswear — better known as Slater’s — a giant menswear store off Market Street where I worked for four years.…